Ha-seong Kim (28, San Diego Padres), who had the best time last season, begins preparations for the 2024 season in earnest. Ha-seong Kim will depart for the United States through Incheon International Airport on the 20th.An official from Ha-seong Kim said in a phone call on the 17th, “Ha-seong Kim will join the team’s spring camp after doing personal training in Los Angeles, California, USA. We have planned a training plan similar to last year. “Last year, Ha-seong Kim left for the United States on January 27, devoted himself to technical training with personal coach Won-jae Choi, and then joined the team’s spring camp. This year, we plan to move to the United States about a week earlier than last year to focus on technical training and then move to Peoria, Arizona, the spring camp site, early next month.
Ha-seong Kim will complete the exhibition game schedule starting on the 23rd of next month and then return to Korea with the team to play against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the official opening game of the 2024 Major League Baseball (MLB) held at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul from March 20th to 21st. It takes place .He has emerged as a starting infielder in the 2023 season .He appeared in 152 games and achieved outstanding results with a batting average of 0.260, 17 home runs, and 38 stolen bases .In particular, the league’s best defense stood out .He became the first Korean player to win the National League Utility Fielder Gold Glove Award.
However, after returning to Korea, Kim Ha-seong became the subject of gossip by engaging in a truth-fighting battle with junior baseball player Lim Hye-dong over suspicions of assault and blackmail .Ha-seong Kim, who recently finished investigating the accuser, is tightening his sneakers again .The 2024 season is the most important time in Kim Ha-seong’s baseball life Kim Ha-seong, who signed a 4+1 year contract with San Diego in 2020 for up to $39 million, is expected to qualify as a free agent (FA) without exercising the option if he continues his performance in the 2024 season .Local media estimates Kim Ha-seong’s current worth at more than $100 million (about 134.2 billion won).Depending on his performance in the 2024 season, 슬롯게이밍 Ha-seong Kim’s price may soar astronomically.