Kim Ha-seong, Silver Slugger Utility Candidate

Ha-seong Kim, Silver Slugger utility candidate… Both defense and offense are top in MLB

Following Gold Glove, Silver Slugger nominations were selected.

Ha-Seong Kim (28, San Diego Padres) was nominated for Silver Slugger Utility Category in the Major League Baseball (MLB).

On the 3rd (Korean time), the Major League Baseball Secretariat revealed the National League and American League Silver Slugger candidates. 온라인카지노사이트

Kim Ha-seong

Ha-seong Kim was selected as a National League utility candidate along with Cody Bellinger (Chicago Cubs), Mookie Betts (LA Dodgers), and Spencer Stier (Cincinnati Reds).

In the second baseman category, he was not selected as a candidate after losing out to Ozzie Alvis (Atlanta Braves),

Luis Arares (Miami Marlins), and Kitel Marte (Arizona Diamondbacks),

but was named as a candidate in the newly created utility last year.

The Silver Slugger is an award given to the hitter who shows off the highest offensive power for each position.

Among Korean players, no hitter has yet won the Silver Slugger Award.

Ha-seong Kim played an active part this season with a batting average of 0.260,

an on-base percentage of 0.351, a slugging percentage of 0.398, 17 home runs, 60 RBIs, and 38 stolen bases. revealed the background for selecting the candidate, saying,

“Kim Ha-seong had the best season of the year,” and “he played all over the San Diego infield,

hitting 17 home runs while successfully stealing 38 bases.”

National League

Ha-seong Kim was nominated in the National League second baseman and utility categories for the Gold Glove award given to the ‘best defender by position.’

This means that he was recognized as a ‘top player in the big league’ in both offense and defense this season.

In the Gold Glove, Ha-Seong Kim competes with Nico Horner (Chicago Cubs) and Bryson Stott (Philadelphia Phillies) in the second base category,

Betts in the utility category, and Tommy Edman (St. Louis Cardinals), a Korean player.

Ha-seong Kim’s chances of winning the Silver Slugger are not high.

Bellinger, with a batting average of 0.307, 26 home runs, and 97 RBIs, and Betts,

with a batting average of 0.307, 39 home runs, and 107 RBIs, are ahead of Kim Ha-seong.

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