To the prestigious Dodgers’ 157km Kuk University high school student Jang Hyeon-seok
157km Fireballer’ Jang Hyeon-seok (19, Masan Yongmago) held a press conference at the Seoul Dragon City Hotel on the 14th to join the LA Dodgers in the Major League and gave his impressions of going to the American stage. John Debble Dodgers Pacific Region scouting director, Dean Kim, Korea international scout, and Lee Ye-rang, CEO of Ricoh Sports Agency, joined the ceremony.
According to Ricoh Sports Agency, Jang Hyun-suk signed a contract with the LA Dodgers, a prestigious major league team, on the 9th (Korean time) for a down payment of 900,000 dollars (approximately 1.1 billion won). 토토사이트 Jang Hyun-seok said in a press release at the time, “It is an honor to join the prestigious Dodgers team. As much as he chose me, I will work hard to become a developing player,” he said.
Jang Hyun-seok, who has a physical condition of 190cm-90kg, conquered the high school stage with 3 wins, 0.93 ERA and 52 strikeouts in 9 games this year. As a result, he was the only amateur player to board the 2023 Hangzhou Asian Games national team, and in the last Blue Dragon High School Baseball Tournament, including the Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Milwaukee Brewers, Philadelphia Phillies, Kansas City Royals, Cincinnati Reds, Texas Rangers, Oakland Athletics, etc. Major League Baseball He received the attention of scouts from eight clubs.
Jang Hyun-seok was likely to be the first overall pick in the 2023 KBO draft, but he gave up participating in the draft and chose to go to the United States. The Dodgers secured an international bonus pool by sending pitchers Maximo Martinez and Aldrin Batista to the Chicago White Sox ahead of the trade deadline to embrace Jang Hyun-seok.