Samsung Oh Jae-il, 2023 season as captain… From transfer student to leader

Professional baseball Samsung Lions infielder Oh Jae-il (37) will also wear the captain’s armband in the 2023 season.

On the 31st, Samsung announced that “Oh Jae-il has been appointed as the captain for the new season.”

In August of last year, when the team was shaking, Oh Jae-il was appointed as the captain instead of the existing captain Kim Heon-gon, and he showed leadership and calmed the team atmosphere.

In response, Samsung coach Park Jin-man once 먹튀검증 again entrusted the role of captain to Oh Jae-il.

Oh Jae-il is a representative free agent (FA) in the KBO League. After obtaining FA qualification ahead of the 2021 season, he signed a contract with Samsung for a total of 5 billion won for 4 years.

In the 2021 season, the first year of the transfer, he played in 120 games and played an active role with a batting average of 0.285, 25 home runs, and 97 RBIs, and in the 2022 season, he played the role of a central hitter with a batting average of 0.268, 21 home runs, and 94 RBIs in 135 games.

Outfielder Song Joon-seok (29) was chosen as the captain of Samsung’s Futures (2nd team).

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