142 game batting average, 23 homers, 113 RBIs, OPS (on-base percentage + slugging percentage) 0.996.
This is the report card of Lee Jeong-hoo (Kiwoom Heroes), who won 5 batting crowns and the MVP award in the Korean Professional Baseball KBO League last year. Based on this, Lee Jung-hoo is preparing to advance to the Major League Baseball (MLB) next year.
It’s not just Lee Jung-hoo’s dream. There is considerable interest in KBO league hero Lee Jung-hoo in the local area as well. Related articles are also continuing every day.
Recently, The Score, a Canadian sports media outlet, published an article giving a preview of 20 major league free agents to pay attention to after this season, and placed Lee in 15th place. Shohei Ohtani (LA Angels) 온라인바카라 was ranked first.
What is noteworthy is that Lee Jeong-hoo, who has been active only in the KBO league since his debut, has already proven his skills in the major leagues such as Hunter Renfro (LA Angels), Jordan Montgomery (St. Louis Cardinals), Travis Dano (Atlanta Braves), and Jok Pederson (San Francisco Giants). That he was ranked higher than the major players.
The media, which praised Lee Jung-hoo as an ‘artist at the dish’, evaluated his age of only mid-20s and his ability to play various outfield positions as his strengths.
〈The Score〉 said in the article, “Lee Jung-hoo, who turns 25 this August, is young. He can play all three outfield positions, but the original position, center field, is more suitable,” he added a specific evaluation.
At the end of this article, Lee Jeong-hoo added Harrison Bader (New York Yankees) Cody Bellinger (Chicago Cubs) Enrique Hernandez (Boston Red Sox) Michael Taylor (Kansas City Royals) as center fielders who are not included in the top 20 list.
Meanwhile, Lee Jung-hoo, who went to the United States before his teammates for personal training, completed salary negotiations with the club. Lee Jung-hoo, who signed a contract for 750 million won last year, is known to have surpassed the 1 billion won mark in his 7th year as a pro for the first time as a non-FA player this year.