The possibility that Ha-seong Kim (28) of the San Diego Padres joining the World Baseball Classic (WBC) national team has been raised later than expected.
The American media The Athletic said on the 23rd (Korean time), “San Diego fielders participating in the WBC must join the spring camp held at the Peoria Sports Complex in Arizona, USA by February 16, local time. Beasts not participating in the WBC will be They will participate until February 20. The players train with the team until early March and then move to the national team.”
Due to San Diego’s decision, Kim Ha-seong is highly unlikely to be able to participate in the Korean national team’s training.
The Korean national team will convene on February 14 at the Tucson Camp in Arizona, train from the 15th to the 27th, and then move to Japan. Then, on March 6, in Osaka, Japan, they plan to play practice matches against the Orix Buffaloes and the Hanshin Tigers.
According to San Diego’s schedule, 메이저놀이터 it is unclear whether Kim Ha-seong will participate in the practice game held in Japan as well as the camp held in Arizona.
It is interpreted that San Diego made this schedule because of the new season rules. There are many rules that change this season, such as a ban on defensive shifts in the major league lines, a pitching time limit, and an increase in base size.
The media explained why San Diego is conducting team training until early March, saying, “San Diego has a lot of players participating in the WBC. Because of this, there is not enough time to train together.”