“Lee Jeong-hoo was also ranked 4th because he could not avoid these questions.” The
US’CBS Sports’ on the 3rd (Korean time) ‘2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC): Japan Professional Baseball MVP Yamamoto Yoshinobu included An article titled ‘Four International Prospects’ mentioned Lee Jung-hoo.
Last year, Lee Jung-hoo played in 142 games and recorded 193 hits, 23 home runs, 113 RBIs, 85 runs, a batting average of 0.349 OPS and 0.996. I got the MVP title. He was the best hitter in the KBO League last year.
His career performance has been staggering. Lee Jung-hoo has not missed a batting average of 30% since his debut season, and has played in 798 games, including breaking records for the youngest and smallest game in various batting indicators except for home runs, recording 1076 hits, 59 homers, 470 RBIs, 531 points, 63 stolen bases, a batting average of 0.342 OPS and 0.902. in progress
Lee Jung-hoo is on his way to the major leagues. After his last season, he had talks with Kiwoom Heroes and succeeded in getting the club’s consent. And by working with Scott Boras, who is called the ‘Devil’s Agent’, he laid the foundation for entering the big leagues. After the end of the 2023 season, Lee Jung-hoo plans to knock on the door of the major leagues through the posting system.
America’s interest is also very hot. Kiwoom’s spring camp as well as the WBC Korean team’s camp were held in Arizona, USA, where multiple major league teams, including the San Francisco Giants, San Diego Padres, LA Dodgers, and New York Yankees, came to see Lee Jung-hoo in person.
On the 3rd, ‘CBS Sports’ of the United States had time to shed light on the players who are expected to knock on the door of the major leagues in the future, not only in the KBO League but also in Japan’s professional baseball league. The media rated Lee Jung-hoo as 4th through an article, saying, “It will serve as an introduction to the best talent.”
‘CBS Sports’ said, “Lee Jung-hoo, who is called the ‘grandson of the wind’ after his father’s nickname, is the winner of the KBO League Best Player.” He struck out 53 more than he did and had a .342/.407/.495 batting slash line.”
The media selected Lee Jung-hoo as 4th in consideration of the difference in pitching level between the KBO League and the Major League. ‘CBS Sports’ said, “The front desk of the major league club is always skeptical about how hitters in the KBO league will fight better pitchers.” 메이저놀이터
Although there are question marks, the evaluation was never bad. ‘CBS Sports’ said, “Nevertheless, major league clubs imagine Lee Jung-hoo becoming the team’s starting center fielder.” “Lee Jung-hoo hit more home runs last year (23 home runs) than the previous two years (22 home runs). And average He has excellent contact ability, and is evaluated as a plus runner and defender,” he explained Lee Jung-hoo’s talent.
However, the prospect that it would take some time for him to adapt followed. The media added, “Lee Jung-hoo may need some time to adapt to the major leagues.”
Meanwhile, Nippon Professional Baseball ‘Ace’ Yoshinobu Yamamoto (Orix Buffaloes) took first place, ‘Perfect Game’ Rocky Sasaki (Chiba Lotte Marines) took second place, and Murakami Munetaka (Yakult Swallows) took third place with ’56 home runs’.