Praise for South Korean major leaguer Kim Ha-sung (28) of the San Diego Padres continues. Fox Sports, a U.S. sports media outlet, described Kim 토토사이트 Ha-sung as an “unsung hero” on the 7th (Korea Standard Time). “Eonseong Hero” is a word that does not appear splendidly on the outside, but is indispensable.
“Kim Ha-sung is one of the best Korean fielders ever and leads the team with WAR 4 based on baseball-reference, which is the top 10 among all fielders in the league,” Fox Sports said of Kim Ha-sung’s value.
The reason why Kim Ha-sung is recording a high figure in WAR is also his strong defense. Kim Ha-sung ranks first in the league overall with 2.1 in defensive WAR. Fox Sports also said, “His WAR is high because of his amazing defense in various infield positions.” As San Diego manager Bob Melvin said, Kim Ha-sung’s defense has already been verified. “
On top of that, recently, the offensive power has been on fire. Fox Sports said, “Kim Ha-sung’s OPS fell to .678 on June 15 alone, but he has a batting average with five home runs in 20 games since then.”324, on-base percentage.With 395 and a slugging percentage of .563, Melvin even moved Kim Ha-sung to the first batter to wake up the dormant San Diego attack, he said, referring to Kim Ha-sung’s recent rise.
It is good news for San Diego that Kim Ha-sung, who is already showing a gold glove-class defense, has grown to hitting. The media predicted that Kim Ha-sung’s “storm development” will have a significant impact on boosting San Diego’s power, saying, “Kim Ha-sung was already fans’ favorite player last season as a utility player with skillful defense, but his development into an above-average bat will bring San Diego tremendous growth not only in the second half of this season but also in the next few years.”
In fact, Kim Ha-sung has been improving since entering the Major League. In 2021, the first season of his debut, he did not fully establish himself as a starting pitcher and had a batting average.Although he had only 2028 home runs, 34 RBIs and 6 steals, he played as the main shortstop last year, showing remarkable growth with a batting average of .2511, 59 RBIs and 12 steals, and this year’s batting average.He is booking a career-high season with 254 10 home runs, 32 RBIs and 15 steals.