Lee Jeong-hoo (24, Kiwoom), the representative hitter of the KBO League, decorated the top of the first page of MLB.com, the official website of the American professional baseball major league.
On the 20th, MLB.com placed an article about Lee Jung-hoo at the top of the main page. On the 19th, the article was to convey the news that Lee Jung-hoo officially declared that he would advance to the major leagues after the 2023 season to his team, Kiwoom안전놀이터. The article’s original title was ‘This KBO star could shake up the free agent (FA) market next winter’, referring to Lee Jung-hoo as “KBO’s superstar.” The article said, “If you think that the free agent market was strong this winter, when Trey Turner (Philadelphia), Sander Bohartz (San Diego), and Jacob deGrom (Texas) transferred, next year you will have to prepare harder.” took off
“Next winter, not only can Rafael Devers (Boston), Manny Machado (San Diego), and Shohei Ohtani (Los Angeles Angels) all come to the market, but also KBO superstar Lee Jung-hoo said he wants to come to the major leagues after the 2023 season.” said. Lee Jung-hoo is the son of KBO league ‘Legend’ Lee Jong-beom, and his nickname was influenced by his father’s nickname, ‘Grandson of the Wind’.
Claire, who wrote the article, said, “There were many cases where batters from the KBO League struggled against faster major league pitchers, but Lee Jung-hoo had strength, accuracy, and a pioneering plan.” It will be,” he predicted.
In particular, Lee Jung-hoo’s hitting ability, which produces hits even when his posture collapses, was highlighted. “If you like Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (Toronto) who can hit any ball, you will like Lee Jung-hoo,” he said, linking social media with videos of Lee Jung-hoo hitting.
If Lee Jung-hoo plays until next season, he can aim for overseas expansion with Kiwoom’s permission through the posting system. Kiwoom said, “We will discuss it early next year and make an official conclusion (regarding whether or not to allow it).”