Pitcher Jang Hyun-Seok


    Pitcher Jang Hyun-Seok

    ++Pitcher Jang Hyun-seok, 'high school's biggest fish', tries to advance to MLB instead of KBO++

    Right-handed pitcher Jang Hyeon-seok (Masan Yongmago), who is considered the biggest player in high school among the players to participate in this year’s pro baseball rookie draft,

    Chose to challenge the American Professional Baseball Major League (MLB) instead of the KBO League.

    Rico Sports, Jang's management company, announced on the 1st, "After long consideration, 카지노사이트** **Jang Hyun-seok decided to challenge the major leagues without submitting an application for the KBO draft."

    Jang Hyun-seok said through Ricoh Sports, "I'm sorry to have kept many people waiting in the process of deciding where to go."

    I made up my mind to take on the challenge,” he said.

    Accordingly, Jang Hyun-seok will not attend the 2024 KBO Draft nomination meeting to be held on September 15th and will focus on signing a contract with the MLB club.

    Jang Hyun-seok took the mound in seven high school baseball games this year and threw 27⅓ innings, posting an amazing record of 3 wins, undefeated, and an ERA of 0.33.

    He notably struck out 49, approaching double the number of innings he pitched.

    His career record over his three years in high school was 6-3 with a 1.61 earned run average and striking out 99 in 66⅔ innings.

    Based on his powerful pitching, Jang Hyun-seok was the only amateur player to be selected as the national baseball team for the Hangzhou Asian Games.

    Jang Hyun-seok is the first high school player to be selected as an Asian Games representative.

    When the baseball team wins the gold medal in the Asian Games, Jang Hyun-seok enjoys the benefits of special military service and prepares a foothold for a long stay in MLB without worrying about military service.

    Among new players, players who signed a contract with a foreign professional baseball team without registering as a player belonging to a Korean professional baseball team

    After attending high school or higher in Korea cannot sign a contract with a KBO team for 2 years from the date the contract expires.

    There are restrictions on Jang Hyun-seok's debut in the KBO League.

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