“I will do my best to lead So Hyeong-jun and the future KT starting staff.”
KT Wiz nominated a total of 11 players in the 2024 KBO rookie draft held at the Westin Chosun Seoul Hotel in Sogong-dong, Seoul on the 14th.메이저사이트
KT selected Busan High School pitcher Won Sang-hyun with the 7th pick in the first round. Won Sang-hyun is a right-handed pitcher with excellent athletic ability, a fastball with a maximum speed of 150 km and a stable breaking ball. He is a pitcher with immediate power who also has excellent game management skills, such as aggressive pitching from the mound.
Then, in the second round, Gangneung High School pitcher Yuk Cheong-myeong was selected, and in the third and fourth rounds, Sunrin Internet High pitcher Kim Min-seong and Dongeui University pitcher Choi Yun-seo were selected, respectively.
Won Sang-hyun, who was selected in the first round, said, “I am really happy to join the strong team KT. I dreamed of becoming a starting pitcher while watching KT So Hyun-jun, and I am excited to join him as a teammate and senior/junior. “I will work hard to lead the future KT starting lineup with senior Hyeong-Jun So,” he said about his nomination.
KT coach Lee Kang-cheol also said of Won Sang-hyun, “I don’t think I have anything to teach him. “He’s not bad at height,” he said. “I just hope he gains strength.” It looked thin. You’ll have to see him in person, but he has good throwing balance and a good breaking ball. “I hope I gain weight and gain strength,” he said, expressing his expectations.
Yuk Cheong-myeong, who was selected in the second round, said confidently, “I am happy to advance to the professional stage that I dreamed of,” and “I will be a player who can help the team with pride as I become a member of a strong KBO team.”
In other rounds, Gyeongju High School outfielder Shin Ho-jun in the 5th round, Gyeonggi Aviation High School infielder Park Jeong-hyun in the 6th round, Yushin High School infielder Park Tae-wan in the 7th round, Hanil Jangsin University pitcher Lee Geun-hyuk in the 8th round, Cheonan Bukil High School catcher Lee Seung-hyun in the 9th round, Jemulpo High School catcher Kim Min-seok in the 10th round, and Jangan High School pitcher in the 11th round. I chose Seung-eon Lee.
KT selected a total of 11 players, including 6 pitchers, 2 catchers, 2 infielders, and 1 outfielder.
KT general manager Na Do-hyeon said, “We worked to strengthen the depth for each position in accordance with the club’s mid- to long-term strategic roadmap. “We recruited the players we wanted according to the strategy we had planned in advance, and we expect all players to become professional players with skills and character,” he said.