Its Jangchung High School left-hander Hwang Jun-seo
The next Kim Gwang-hyun’ Hwang Jun-seo (18, Jangchung High School) was honored with the overall first pick in the professional baseball rookie draft.
The Hanwha Eagles selected Hwang Jun-seo as the first pick in the first round at the 2024 KBO rookie draft held at the Westin Chosun Hotel in Jung-gu
Seoul on the 14th.
Hwang Jun-seo is a left-handed pitcher who is 187cm tall and weighs 80kg, with fast speed and control.
He appeared in 15 high school baseball games this year 고스톱사이트
pitching 49⅔ innings, striking out 58, allowing 36 hits, 17 walks, and allowing 16 runs (12 earned).
He has 6 wins overall (2 losses) and an earned run average of 2.16.
After Jang Hyun-seok (19, Masan Yong Mago)
who was previously considered the biggest player
signed a contract with the LA Dodgers of the U.S. Major League Baseball (MLB)
Hwang Jun-seo was selected as a strong candidate for first overall pick.
Hanwha nominated Hwang Jun-seo without any change.
Hwang Jun-seo said, “I still can’t believe it, and I’m so happy that my hands and feet are shaking.”
On this day, the Doosan Bears, who exercised the 2nd pick in the first round, selected right-hander Kim Taek-yeon (18, Incheon High School), and all of the 1st to 9th picks in the first round went to pitchers. SSG Landers
who had the 10th pick in the first round, was the only one to select infielder Park Ji-hwan (18, Se-gwang High School).