Park Hoy-jun of the Pittsburgh Pirates is now 10 games into his fledgling major league career and things are looking good, with a home run and a .281 batting average suggesting he is off to a better start than former high school teammate Kim Ha-seong
The weather is warming up and so is Kim Ha-seong's bat — after a slow start to the 2021 season, the San Diego Padres' utility player is starting to look comfortable in the majors.
San Diego Padres second baseman Kim Ha-seong celebrates after hitting a solo home run during a fifth inning appearance as a pinch hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Petco Park in San Diego on Tuesday.
Kim Ha-seong of the San Diego Padres points to the dugout after hitting a go-ahead two-run home run at the bottom of the eighth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Petco Park in San Diego on Saturday.
San Diego Padres pinch hitter Kim Ha-seong, right, is congratulated by second baseman Jake Cronenworth after scoring a run on a sacrifice fly during the sixth inning against the Chicago Cubs at Petco Park in San Diego, California, on Tuesday.
Kim Ha-seong of the San Diego Padres collided with teammate Tommy Pham while chasing a flyball during a match against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field in Chicago on Wednesday, leaving both players with injuries that took them out of the game.
San Diego Padres third baseman Kim Ha-seong throws out Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Christian Yelich.
Kim Kwang-hyun and Kim Ha-seong faced off on Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals took on the San Diego Padres at Pepco Park in San Diego, a rare example of a Korean pitcher facing a Korean batter in the big leagues.
Kim Ha-seong and Manny Machado of the San Diego Padres celebrate after Kim hit a solo homerun in the second inning of a game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Petco Park on Saturday.
Kim Ha-seong of the San Diego Padres appeared as shortstop in a game against the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday, stepping back into his old KBO position after Fernando Tatis Jr. tested positive for Covid-19.