San Diego Padres’ second baseman Kim Ha-seong (27) is the only Korean player to be named in the ‘Top 10’ by position in the first tally of the American Professional Baseball Major League (MLB) 2023 All-Star fan vote. raised메이저놀이터
Ha-seong Kim received 82,879 votes in the middle of the voting announced by the MLB Secretariat on the 13th (Korean time) and ranked 9th in the National League (NL) second baseman category.
Luis Arraes (Miami Marlins) took first place with 509,092 votes, followed by Ozzy Olbis (Atlanta Braves, 376,726 votes) and Nolan Gorman (St. Louis Cardinals, 245,524 votes). followed by this
Kim Ha-seong has achieved not bad results with a batting average of 0.241, 5 home runs and 11 stolen bases in 61 games this season.
In particular, he continues to play an active role that is not revealed in the record with a stable defense.
Considering Kim Ha-seong’s performance, the first round of all-star statistics is somewhat disappointing.
The possibility of Kim Ha-sung playing in the All-Star game has not completely disappeared. He can be invited to the Stars’ Feast even by recommending a director.
A total of four Korean players have participated in the MLB All-Star Game.
Starting with Park Chan-ho in 2001, Kim Byung-hyeon (2002), Choo Shin-soo (2018), and Ryu Hyun-jin (2019) started the All-Star Game.
Last year, Choi Ji-man (then the Tampa Bay Rays) challenged, but after finishing 9th in the American League (AL) first baseman category, he was not selected as a recommended player for the manager.
Ha-Sung Kim of the San Diego Padres
In this year’s midterm tally, the player who received the most votes across all positions was Ronald Acuña Jr. (Atlanta, 1,086,537 votes), the No. 1 in the NL outfielder category.
1st in the AL was “baseball genius” Shohei Ohtani (Los Angeles Angels), who drew 924,182 votes in the designated hitter category.
New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge ranked first in the AL outfield category with 844,965 votes.
The final 1st place player in each category of All-Star fan voting will be selected as the starting player for the 2023 All-Star Game held at T-Mobile Park in Seattle, Washington, USA at 9:00 am on the 12th of next month.