When Lee Jung-hoo fell out, the MLB scout also went out
American Major League Baseball (MLB) scouts are very interested in Lee Jeong-hoo (Kiwoom Heroes), the ‘grandson of the wind’.
On the 17th (Korean time), scouts from nine MLB teams gathered at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Arizona, USA, where the first practice game (NC Dinos) of the World Baseball Classic (WBC) baseball team was held, drawing attention. Before the game, scouts from seven teams, including the San Francisco Giants, New York Mets, Texas Rangers, LA Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, and Detroit Tigers, were known to have visited the site. Increased to온라인바카라 9 clubs.
It is a omnidirectional interest that does not cover the MLB National League and American League. Some of the MLB scouts in the third base crowd even filmed Lee Jung-hoo as he entered the plate. When Lee Jung-hoo was replaced during the game, most of the scouts were seen leaving the stands. It was a scene that showed the purpose of finding the site. Lee Jung-hoo, who started as the first batter in center field that day, was replaced by Park Hae-min after recording no hits in two at-bats. In the first at-bat, a ground ball in front of the pitcher and in the second at-bat, a shortstop fly was out.
Lee Jung-hoo knocks on the door of the big leagues with the posting system (private competitive bidding) after this season. In Kiwoom Spring Camp, at least five MLB teams, including San Francisco, have already checked Lee Jung-hoo on the spot. Lee Jung-hoo played in 142 games in the regular season last year, recording a batting average of 0.349 (193 hits in 553 at-bats), 23 home runs, and 113 RBIs. He achieved the ‘hitting king’s second consecutive victory’ and won five KBO League batting crowns (batting average, most hits, RBIs, on-base percentage, and slugging percentage) and even won the MVP award for the first time in his debut. He is the best hitter in the KBO League who has even won the Golden Glove for 5 consecutive years.
The WBC, where big league players are all out, can be an opportunity to determine Lee Jung-hoo’s future. On the 11th, he was named in the outfielder category of the ‘WBC Best Player by Position’ by the MLB homepage MLB.com. He drew attention by standing shoulder to shoulder with MLB’s best players, including Mike Trout (LA Angels) and Mookie Betts (LA Dodgers).
Meanwhile, the national team won the practice game against NC by 8-2. After reorganizing the front line, the second practice game will be played against the KIA Tigers on the 20th.