‘Check 9 MLB teams’ Lee Jeong-hoo “Only think about team victory”
‘Grandson of the wind’ Lee Jeong-hoo (25, Kiwoom Heroes) doesn’t mind the gaze of an American Major League (MLB) scout. He said firmly, “I was unconscious. I wanted to win the game quickly.”
Lee Jung-hoo is currently receiving high attention from MLB scouts. There are not a few clubs who are curious about what kind of player Lee Jung-hoo is as he is knocking on the big league door with the posting system (private competitive bidding) after this season. On the 17th (Korean time), when the WBC baseball team played its first practice game, scouts from as many as nine MLB clubs visited the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Arizona, USA, where the game was held. Scouts were dispatched from all leagues and districts, including the New York Yankees, LA Dodgers, and Boston Red Sox, which are prestigious MLB teams.
Lee Jung-hoo is calm. After completing the national team training on the 19th (Korean time), he said, “I wasn’t conscious. He told me a lot, ‘Now the evaluation is over.’ said. Most of the scouts who visit the site are targeting Lee Jung-hoo먹튀검증. During the practice game, there were not a few scouts who left the scene immediately after Lee Jeong-hoo played two at-bats (no hits in 2 at-bats) and was replaced.
The WBC is a large-scale baseball international tournament in which all active big leaguers are mobilized. On the 11th, Lee Jung-hoo was named in the outfielder category of the ‘WBC Best Player by Position’ by the MLB homepage MLB.com. He drew attention by standing shoulder to shoulder with the best players in MLB, including Mike Trout (LA Angels) and Mookie Betts (LA Dodgers). naturally ‘
However, Lee Jung-hoo said, “I think it will be a showcase for players who want to go to the United States, like (Ko) Woo-seok, (Jung) Woo-young, (Kang) Baek-ho, and (Kim) Hye-seong, rather than me.” I only care about the tournament) Isn’t it necessary to let people know about me through this game? I’m only thinking about winning the team. They (the scouts) came to see me because they came to work, but they (who are very interested in big league friends) He may have come to see “”,” he laughed, saying, “I’m not conscious because I think that way.”
Lee Jung-hoo is likely to be the starting center fielder for the national team. As he is a hitter representing the KBO league, he is expected to play an active role in the WBC as well. “All national team games are the same. I don’t know how to explain this feeling, but I always prepare with the same mindset,” he said. If we fail, we have to do it. I hope we do well starting from this tournament.”
The WBC team will play the first round of Group B in Tokyo, Japan. If you get a ticket to the quarterfinals, which is given to the second place in the group, you will compete for the quarterfinals in a cross match with the first and second place in Group A. All of the national team schedules until the quarterfinals are in Tokyo, Japan. If it goes up to the semifinals (championship round), it will move to Miami, USA. Lee Jung-hoo said, “My biggest goal is to come back to the United States.