Kiwoom Heroes Lee Jung-hoo (25), who is challenging the major leagues at the end of this season, is already receiving great attention from the US.
On the 25th (Korean time), American media Sports Kidda said, “Lee Jung-hoo is the best player in the history of the KBO league,” and “despite the young age of 25, he is showing amazing records.”
After finishing his season, Lee Jung-hoo will challenge the American major league stage. In December of last year, the club conveyed its intention to challenge the major leagues through the posting system after the end of the 2023 season, and the Kiwoom club also decided to respect the will and will of the players after internal discussions.
He played in 142 games in the 2022 season, with a batting average of 0.349 (193 hits in 553 at-bats), 23 homers and 113 RBIs, an on-base percentage of 0.421, a slugging percentage of 0.575 and an OPS of 0.996, reigning as the best hitter. 안전놀이터
He won 5 batting crowns last season (batting average, hits, RBIs, on-base percentage, slugging percentage), regular season MVP and Golden Glove (outfielder category).
And they even got reinforcements that will be a great help in advancing to the United States. He teamed up with Scott Boras, who is called the ‘Devil’s Agent’.
Boras is one of the most frequently mentioned names among the many agents in the major leagues. He is the most sought-after special agent by major league players, having signed super-large contracts several times.
Where will Lee Jung-hoo, who has gained such a strong support team, become a club? He also mentioned several clubs as candidates locally.
The media said, “Fans and numerous major league experts believe that Lee Jung-hoo can be a valuable asset to any club,” and “one of the candidates will be the Los Angeles Dodgers.”
The Dodgers is a major league team familiar to domestic baseball fans. Starting with Park Chan-ho, we recently signed with the best Korean players, including Ryu Hyun-jin.
Sports Kida predicted, “The Dodgers have a history of recruiting players from the KBO, and they have a strong Korean fan base. Because of this, Lee Jung-hoo can become a great player for the Dodgers.”
There are other candidates besides the Dodgers. It’s the Boston Red Sox. The media predicted, “Boston has been struggling in recent years. Lee Jung-hoo can help with offense. He will be a key player in Boston’s revival.” The
final candidate is the New York Yankees. the medium “