Lee Jeong-hoo (25, Kiwoom), the flagship hitter of the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC) baseball team, was indifferent to the high interest of the American professional baseball major league clubs.
Major League clubs are busy moving toward Lee Jung-hoo. On the 17th (Korean time), when the WBC national team’s first real game was held, 9 teams including the San Francisco Giants, Boston Red Sox, New York Mets, Detroit Tigers메이저놀이터, Texas Rangers, LA Dodgers, New York Yankees, Kansas City Royals, and Chicago Cubs Scouts played Keno. I visited the sports complex and watched Lee Jung-hoo’s every move. Also, from the 1st, big league scouts continued to visit Lee Jung-hoo’s team’s Kiwoom spring camp, which was held in Scottsdale, Arizona.
However, after completing the baseball team training on the 19th, Lee Jung-hoo said, “I am not conscious. I was told by the agent that the evaluation and analysis of the clubs were over. Hearing it made me feel at ease,” he said. At the same time, Lee Jung-hoo said, “I think it will be a showcase for players who want to go to the United States, such as Go Woo-seok, Jung Woo-young, Kang Baek-ho, and Kim Hye-seong, rather than me.” “he emphasized.
Lee Jeong-hoo went 0-for-2 in his first practice game. However, Lee Jung-hoo said, “There are still four more practice matches left. We also have practice matches in Japan. I’ll think of it as live betting here. Still, after the first practice match, I got a good ball. I’ll continue to do what I want to do and find something comfortable.”
Lee Jung-hoo drew attention by participating in bunt training that day. After training, Lee Kang-cheol, head coach of the baseball team, said, “If you do not score in a match, you will be in a difficult situation.” “First of all, all players must prepare.”
Lee Jung-hoo said, “The coach said that everyone should bunt in important situations. These days, I am preparing for various situations by imagining them in my head.” It’s better to hit the ball between first and second base than to send it to third base,” he said.