157km Fireballer Prospect Was Highly Recruited…Why He Chose LAD

Jang Hyun-seok (18, Masan Yongma High School) revealed the reason why he signed a contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

At the Dodgers initiation ceremony held at 메이저사이트 the Seoul Dragon City Hotel on the 14th, Jang Hyun-seok said, “I heard that you have been watching me for a long time. “He said his feelings.

In fact, there were many clubs that showed interest in Jang Hyun-seok. In fact, major league club scouts gathered to see Jang Hyun-seok’s game. Eight teams including the Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Texas Rangers, and Cincinnati Reds dispatched scouts to the match against Jangchung High School in the quarterfinals of the 78th Blue Dragon National High School Baseball Championship held on July 24 at Mokdong Stadium. And three clubs, including the Dodgers, formally offered Jang Hyun-seok a scout.

In the battle for the best prospect in Korean baseball, the winner was the Dodgers. The club’s active interest and sincerity moved Jang Hyun-seok’s heart. The Dodgers secured a bonus pool that can be used for scouting by sending a promising player to the Chicago White Sox to embrace Jang Hyun-seok. The Dodgers needed Jang Hyun-seok, and showed a shrewd move to recruit him right away.

That’s why Jang Hyun-seok is an attractive player. Since his sophomore year in high school, he has been attracting attention by throwing fastballs of more than 155km, and this year as a junior, he has sharpened his breaking pitches such as curveballs, sliders, and changeups. He not only honed the major league sweepers, but also equipped one more weapon of his own.

If he continues to draw a growth curve, it is evaluated that Jang Hyun-seok will be able to succeed in the major leagues. His physical condition is also excellent with a height of 190 cm. Pacific Region scouting director John Deeble said, “Jang Hyun-seok is a player with various strengths such as speed, ball type, and physical condition. I especially like his fighting spirit on the mound,” explaining the background of recruiting Jang.

Jang Hyeon-seok also said, “The Dodgers brought a video of my pitching to the meeting and analyzed it. He also explained the club well. I was attracted to it. The Dodgers are a team familiar with Korean players. Among the 30 clubs, the team is the best at developing pitchers. I heard the story. That’s why I chose the Dodgers.”

Dibble director said, “It is a fact that everyone knows that we are good at developing pitchers. In Double A, the pitchers’ skills have grown rapidly. There are excellent pitching directors and coaches. I think Jang Hyun-hyuk will definitely improve his skills.” revealed

Jang Hyun-seok’s journey to enter the big leagues has begun. If he follows the Dodgers training program step by step without injury, it is expected that he will be able to see Jang Hyun-seok standing on the mound at Dodger Stadium, the home stadium of the Dodgers.

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