There is a prospect that the San Diego Padres will not trade Kim Ha-seong (28) to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The American media Dodgers Way said on the 5th (Korean time), “The Dodgers do not necessarily need a shortstop. But that won’t stop fans from wanting to sign a better shortstop than Gavin Lux, who will become their starting shortstop after Trey Turner’s departure.”

Not only did the Dodgers not re-sign Trey Turner (Philadelphia), but they also passed by all the big shortstops who came out on the free agency market this time, such as Xander Bogatz (San Diego), Dansby Swanson (Cubs), and Carlos Correa. It is possible to target the trade market, but Dodgers Way analyzed, “You can target star shortstops such as Milwaukee’s Willie Adames, but small market teams will not easily hand over their key players in a situation where the number of teams advancing to the postseason has expanded.” 토토사이트

Currently, the player who is heating up the shortstop trade market is Kim Ha-seong. Kim Ha-seong, who successfully finished his second year in the big leagues last year with a batting average of 2.51 li (130 hits in 517 at-bats) in 150 games, 11 homers, 59 RBIs, and an OPS of .708, reached its climax by becoming a finalist for the National League shortstop Gold Glove at the end of the season. demonstrated their defensive prowess.

San Diego, which recruited Bogarts, put Kim Ha-sung and Trent Grisham, who had overlapping positions, on the trade market. There are prospects that teams that lost their main shortstop this winter, such as Atlanta, Dodgers, and Boston, can recruit Kim Ha-seong.

However, Dodgers Way said, “There are things that can’t be the Dodgers’ shortstop reinforcement option. It is to recruit Ha-seong Kim through a trade with our rival San Diego,” he predicted that San Diego would not send Ha-seong Kim to the Dodgers. 스포츠토토

Dodgers Way, who analyzed Ha-seong Kim, saying, “Let’s see the numbers, whether the transfer rumor is true or not,” said Ha-seong Kim, who played the main shortstop in a situation where Fernando Tatis Jr. was out of season and had an impressive 2022 season. And now, he is entering his 27-year-old season. He is entering his prime and is tied to a $7 million a year contract through 2025. He is not an all-star level player, but he is versatile and has a good pioneering mind, so he is a good cost-effective player,” said Kim Ha-seong highly.

The media said, “He can play above the league average at second base, shortstop, and third base. San Diego won’t hand that asset over to the Dodgers easily. Also, the Dodgers don’t overpay unless he’s an All-Star player.”

“The Dodgers have a reason for this trade,” said Dodgers Way, who predicted, “Ha-seong Kim can be a perfect substitute. The problem is, if San Diego doesn’t want to make a better team out of their district rival, there’s no reason to trade them,” he said. 

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