San Diego Padres Kim Ha-seong participates in San Diego Padres spring camp after personal training. His parent team, Kiwoom Heroes, is setting up a spring camp in nearby Arizona, but Kim Ha-seong plans to do only individual training without going to Kiwoom camp.
Kim Ha-seong departed for Los Angeles, USA via Incheon International Airport on the 27th. Coincidentally, Lee Kang-chul, coach of the World Baseball Classic national team, also departed on the same plane that day.
Ha-seong Kim prepares for the San Diego spring camp by doing personal training at The Ballpark run by coach Choi Won-je in LA. So far, there have been cases where Korean major leaguers have been training together in groups in search of domestic professional clubs that are setting up camps in the United States. Hyun-Jin Ryu of the Toronto Blue Jays trained with the Hanwha Eagles, his parent team, who set up a camp in Arizona during his Los Angeles Dodgers days, and Jung-Ho Kang, who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and Byeong-Ho Park, who played for the Minnesota Twins, 안전놀이터 also trained at Nexen Camp before the team’s spring camp.
As he will be training overseas for the first time in three years, Kiwoom will also hold a spring camp at the Arizona Diamondbacks training ground in Scottsdale, Arizona.
It is close to San Diego’s spring camp site, Peoria, and a 30-minute drive. It seems that he chose to improve his condition through individual training rather than building his body through group training.
Kim Ha-seong, who focused on strengthening his batting when returning home, said, “I trained more on what I needed to supplement during last season. I am a bit more confident in my offense now.” do,” he said.
It is an important season for Kim Ha-seong. With the transfer of Xander Bogatz this offseason, the position of shortstop Kim Ha-seong is shaking. He is projected to play second base rather than shortstop this season. Although he has faded recently, there are rumors of a trade.
Ha-seong Kim said, “After joining the major leagues, I competed every moment. During the season, as well as during camp and off-season, I thought of it as competition and tried to work harder than other players.” “In our team, good players play on the ground. I think I will have to prepare well and face what I can do confidently.”