Above Scherzer and Trout… Lee Jung-hoo, who was selected as the 14th ranked baseball player, has already captivated ML.

“This will be a post for Lee Jung-hoo and Yamamoto to advance to the major leagues.”

The US ‘New York Post’ selected ‘The 50 Most Interesting People in Baseball’ on the 14th (Korean time). And in this process, Lee Jeong-hoo, who is scheduled to step on the major league stage after the end of the 2023 season, was selected as 14th.

‘The New York Post’ ranked Lee Jung-hoo at number 14 when it selected the 50 most interesting people in baseball. The media said, “Lee Jung-hoo was selected as MVP in Korea,” and “is included in the World Baseball Classic (WBC) national team list to be held in March, and is expected to be posted to advance to the major leagues after the 2023 season.” did.

Lee Jung-hoo is currently considered one of the best hitters in the KBO League. Since debuting with Nexen (now Kiwoom) Heroes in 2017, he has never missed a batting average of 30%, participating in 798 games over six seasons, recording 1076 hits, 59 homers, and 63 stolen bases, a batting average of 0.342 OPS of 0.902. In particular, his performance last season was ‘overwhelming’.

Lee Jung-hoo had a career high season last season with 193 hits, 23 home runs, 113 RBIs and a batting average of 0.349 OPS 0.996 in 142 games, and helped Kiwoom win the Korean Series runner-up. Lee Jeong-hoo, who had his best season, won five batting crowns (batting average, hits, RBIs, on-base percentage, and slugging percentage) and succeeded in securing the first regular season MVP title in his career.

Lee Jung-hoo, who debuted in 2017, is celebrating his 7th year as a pro this year. After the 2023 season, Lee Jung-hoo, who can aim to advance to the major leagues through the ‘posting system’, had time to talk with Kiwoom early on and obtained permission to advance to the major leagues. And with ‘Devil’s Agent’ Scott Boras, he has completed all the basic preparations to advance to the big leagues. The fact that Lee Jung-hoo was ranked 14th shows that his expectations are high.

The ‘New York Post’ also highlighted Yamamoto Yoshinobu along with Lee Jung-hoo. Yamamoto, like Lee Jung-hoo, can also try to advance to the major leagues through posting after the 2023 season is over. Yamamoto is currently the ‘ace’ pitcher representing Japan’s professional baseball as well as the Orix Buffaloes, and he was selected as the 13th most interesting person.

In the 2021-2022 season, Yamamoto ranked first in the Pacific League in terms of wins, winning percentage, strikeouts, and ERA. And he held the Sawamura Award for the best pitcher for two consecutive years, and is sweeping away all awards, including the Pacific League regular season MVP and Golden Glove. 카지노

“The New York Post” said, “Yamamoto, who has received the Japanese version of the Cy Young Award (Sawamura Award) over the past two years, is particularly shocking.” Yamamoto is compared to stars such as Yu Darvish (San Diego Padres) and Masahiro Tanaka (Rakuten Golden Eagles). “Yamamoto will come to the major leagues, and the bid is likely to be very large.”

In addition to Lee Jung-hoo and Yamamoto, players with potential to advance to the major leagues were not left out. They are Munetaka Murakami (Yakult Swallows), who hit 56 homers last year, and Roki Sasaki (Chiba Lotte Marines), who has a ‘perfect game’. The ‘New York Post’ added, “Locky Sasaki, who blocked 17 perfect innings at the age of 20 last year, and Murakami, who hit 56 home runs, will also make major league clubs salivate.”

Meanwhile, the New York Post ranked Shohei Ohtani (LA Angels) at No. 1, Owner Steve Cohen (New York Mets) at No. 2, Carlos Correa (Minnesota Twins) at No. 3, Commissioner Rob Manfred at No. 4, Aaron Judge (New York Yankees) at No. 5, 7th Jacob deGrom (Texas Rangers), Manny Machado (San Diego, 16th), Max Scherzer (18th), Justin Verlander (Mets, 19th), Mike Trout (Angels, 22nd), etc. After this, it was herded down.

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