For fans waiting for the opening of the MLB season, Korean major leaguer Kim Ha-seong (San Diego Padres) appeared on ‘Sports Time MLB (aired on SPOTV)’.
On this day, Kim Ha-seong looked back on his performance last season along with SPOTV’s MLB commentators Son Gun-young and Kim Hyeong-jun. In particular, Kim Ha-seong, who achieved double-digit home runs and stolen bases in two seasons after entering the MLB, raised the expectations of baseball fans by revealing his aspiration, “Shouldn’t we steal 20 bases this season?” Sports Time MLB ‘Awesome Major League by Ha-Sung Kim’ starts on the 4th (Sat) at 1:00 pm on SPOTV Prime, then at 6:00 pm on SPOTV and at 8:00 pm on SPOTV2. aired through
Kim Ha-seong, who is in his third season on the stage of dreams, revealed the moment of pitching confrontation between MLB representative pitchers Clayton Kershaw (LA Dodgers) and Jacob deGrom (Texas Rangers). Kim Ha-seong, who dreamed of becoming a major leaguer as a child, said of the situation at the time he hit a home run against Kershaw, “It was a moment of comfort and gratitude for my hardships as I entered the plate as a pinch hitter and faced the player I had always dreamed of.” there is. 메이저놀이터
In addition, he picked Jacob deGrom, who moved to the Texas Rangers from this season, as the most difficult pitcher to deal with, and vividly conveyed his experience of facing deGrom’s slider on ‘Sports Time MLB’.
Last season, Kim Ha-seong left a strong impression on local fans with his splendid defense. On August 22 last year, Ha-seong Kim caught his foul fly hit against the fence in a home game against Washington, receiving rave reviews locally. Recognized for such hustle play and defensive power, Kim Ha-seong was named one of the three finalists in the National League Golden Glove shortstop category. Kim Ha-seong, who predicted second place at the time, said, “I expected Dansby Swanson to win the award, and it was an honor just to be nominated.”
It is Kim Ha-seong who has proven his ability as a starter, but the competition is expected to continue this season. With the arrival of Xander Bogarts, the competition for shortstop within the team has no choice but to become more intense. Accordingly, Ha-seong Kim was classified as a second or third base agent locally.
SPOTV’s ‘Sports Time MLB’, in which Kim Ha-seong appeared, was hosted by caster Kim Min-soo and commentators Son Geon-young and Kim Hyeong-joon were together.