Kim Ha-seong ranks 5th in WAR in the major leagues… Beat Ryu Hyun-jin and write the best record

 Kim Ha-seong (27), who is active in the American professional baseball major league, ranked 5th among all big leaguers in terms of win contribution against substitute players (WAR) in the first half of the 2023 regular league.

According to Baseball, a baseball statistics site, Ha-seong Kim has a WAR of 4.1, ranking 5th among all major leaguers.

WAR is a concept that measures the contribution of the player to the team by comparing his batting and defensive performance with a virtual substitute. evaluates WAR 8 or higher as MVP level and 5 or higher as All-Star level. If it is 2 or more, it is classified as a main player, and 0 to 2 is classified as a candidate.

The first place is Shohei Ohtani (Los Angeles Angels, 6.5), who doubles as a pitcher, and the second place is Ronald Acuña Jr. (Atlanta Braves, 5.0), who is considered the National League Most Valuable Player (MVP). Third place is Wander Franco (4.3) of the Tampa Bay Rays, and fourth place is Mookie Betts (4.1) of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Kim Ha-seong is ranked behind them.

Ha-sung Kim’s annual salary is $7 million, which is only 2% of the annual salary of all players in San Diego this year ($246.8 million), compiled by Spottrack, a site specializing in salary. However, the team contribution confirmed by numbers is the highest.

In the first half of the season, Kim Ha-seong ranked 4th in batting average (0.258), tied for 4th in home runs (10), 6th in RBIs (31), 1st in stolen bases (16), and 2nd in on-base percentage (0.349) among the team’s main players in the first half of San Diego. He achieved results worthy of being called the MVP of the.메이저도메인

In particular, he is constantly creating famous scenes with his spirited defensive ability to catch difficult balls regardless of position, such as shortstop, second baseman, and third baseman.

If Ha-seong Kim continues a good trend in the second half of the league, he could write the highest record ever among Korean major leaguers. Ryu Hyun-jin (Toronto Blue Jays, 2.9), who ranked 8th in 2020, is the only Korean big leaguer in’s top 10 annual WAR.

WAR records and statistics have different aggregation methods for each site. Kim Ha-sung’s WAR in the first half of this year is 25th (3.0) on and tied for 5th (4.1) on ESPN. The rankings are somewhat different, but it is clear that they are at the top among all big leaguers.

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