Lee Jung-hoo (25∘Kiwoom) has become an outfielder loved by MLB.com.
MLB.com selected the best players by position from 16 countries in the finals ahead of the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC) on the 12th (hereinafter Korean time). This is an all-star roster selected right before the WBC tournament. 토토사이트
Lee Jung-hoo was the only Korean player to be selected. Lee Jung-hoo won 5 crowns, MVP, and Gold Glove last year, and after this season, he will challenge the major leagues with the posting system. The remaining two outfielders were selected by current major leaguer and former MVP Mike Trout (USA/LA Angels) and Mookie Betts (USA/LA Dodgers). Lee Jung-hoo stands shoulder to shoulder with former Major League MVP players.
Catcher JT Realmuto (USA/Philadelphia Phillies), 1st baseman Freddie Freeman (Canada/Dodgers), 2nd baseman Jose Altuve (Venezuela/Houston Astros), 3rd baseman Manny Machado (Dominican Republic/San Diego Padres), shortstop Zander Bogatz (Netherlands/San Diego), DH Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (Dominican Republic/Toronto Blue Jays), right-hander Sandy Alcantara (Dominican Republic/Miami Marlins), left-hander Julio Urias (Mexico/Dodgers), bullpen pitcher Edwin Diaz (Puerto) Rico/New York Mets) and pitcher Shohei Ohtani (Japan/Angels) were selected from the remaining positions.
All of the best players in other positions were active major leaguers, and Lee Jung-hoo was the only one on the list who was not a major leaguer. This is the part where you can gauge the expectations of the US. Major league stars such as Juan Soto (Dominican Republic/San Diego), Julio Rodriguez (Dominican Republic/Seattle Mariners), Luis Robert (Cuba/Chicago White Sox), Ronald Acuña Jr. (Venezuela/Atlanta Braves), Kyle Tucker (USA/Houston) He beat the field and put his name on this list.
The media selected Trout and Betts first, and then put Lee Jung-hoo on this list, saying, “If not the best outfielders left in the WBC, he is one of the most interesting players in this year’s WBC tournament.” He is the MVP of the KBO League with a 4.9 run, an on-base percentage of 4.2 1, a slugging percentage of .575, and 23 home runs.”
“The Kiwoom club said it would respect Lee Jung-hoo’s posting request so that he can play in the major leagues after the 2023 season.” ”he said.
MLB’s interest is really showing. Scouts from the San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Boston Red Sox are coming to observe Lee Jung-hoo, who is participating in Kiwoom’s spring camp in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. It is being revealed everywhere that the interest in the US for Lee Jung-hoo is not an exaggeration.