Grounds maintenance OK–KBO Futures All-Star Game, 6.15pm ‘Playball’

The Futures All-Star Game, which showcases the stars of the future of the KBO, is now just a ‘play ball’ away.

The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) announced on Thursday that the 2023 KBO Futures All-Star Game at Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan will start at 6:15 p.m., 15 minutes later than originally planned due to ground maintenance.

The Little League Baseball All-Star Game and the Women’s Baseball Home Run Race, which were preceded by the All-Star Friday, were cancelled due to rain, but the rain tapered off after 4 p.m.

As of 5pm, the rain had stopped and the Futures All-Star Game was set to go ahead as normal, with the tarps removed and the grounds prepared. Players from both teams are in the dugouts preparing for the game.

The Futures All-Star Game will feature 48 players, 24 representing the Northern League All-Stars (Hanwha Eagles, LG Twins, Goyang Heroes, SSG Landers, and Doosan Bears) and 24 representing the Southern League All-Stars (Sangsang Baseball Club, NC Dinos, Samsung Lions, Lotte Giants, KT Wiz, and KIA Tigers). The Northern League All-Stars will be led by Hanwha’s Kim Sung-gap, while the Southern League All-Stars will be led by Commerce Baseball’s Park Chi-wang.
Only players who joined the team in 2019 or later, in their fifth year or less as of this season, are eligible to participate, and players on the roster can play in the Future All-Star Game even if they are registered with the first team.카지노

The Northern League All-Stars (third base dugout, backstop) will be Jung Yi-hwang, Heo Kwan-ho, Kim Gun, Lee Min-joon, and Euromae (Hanwha), Sung Jae-heon, Cho Won-tae, Kim Sung-woo, Lee Ju-hyung, and Kim Bum-seok (LG), Yoon Seok-won, Lee Jong-min, Yang Kyung-sik, Park Chan-hyuk, and Joo Sung-won (Goyang), Seo Sang-joon, Kim Gun, Ryu Hyo-seung, Jeon Jin-woo, and Kim Jung-min (SSG), and Kim Yoo-seong, Lee Won-jae, Choi Ji-gang, and Yoon Jun-ho (Doosan). Ahead of the game, SSG’s Choi Yoo-bin and Kim Gun-woong were ruled out due to injury, so Jeon Jin-woo and Kim Gun-i will play in the Futures All-Star Game.

The opposing Southern League All-Stars (first base dugout, Sungong) will be managed by Park Chi-wang of the Sangmu Baseball Club. The roster includes Lee Seung-min, Jung Woo-joon, Koo Bon-hyuk, Chun Sung-ho (Sangsung), Han Jae-seung, Park Joo-chan, Kim Bum-joon, Park Han-yeol (NC), Jang Jae-hyuk, Kim Young-woong, Yang Woo-hyun, Cho Min-sung (Samsung), Kim Chang-hoon, Seok Sang-ho, Seo Dong-wook, Jung Dae-sun (Lotte), Kim Young-hyun, Lee Jun-hee, Kim Byung-joon, Jung Jun-young (KT), Kwak Do-gyu, Hwang Dong-ha, Kim Sun-woo, Han Seung-yeon (KIA).

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