“Restriction, pitch, and control are all good.”
The eyes looking at Lee Rowoon (19), 토토사이트 a rookie of SSG Landers, are full of anticipation. Coaching staff, officials, and fellow players who saw his pitching at the Jackie Robinson Complex in Vero Beach, Florida, USA, where the 2023 spring camp is underway, are admiring.
He has confidence in himself and is working out among his seniors. When he met the reporters, he said, “Just being able to exercise in a warm place seems to be good for athletes. He’s given the opportunity, so he’s going to have to work hard and do well.” He then finished pitching the bullpen and said, “The pitch seemed okay. He also showed satisfaction with himself, saying, “I did well.
After graduating from Daegu High School, Roun Lee, who was nominated by SSG in the first round of the 2023 KBO Draft, pitched impressively in the bullpen at his first professional camp. Seniors and the front desk were surprised by his pitching.
On the 10th, Iroun checked 24 fastballs, 3 curveballs, 8 sliders, and 6 changeups. His highest fastball speed was 146.9 km. Catcher Kim Min-sik, who received his pitch, said, “The trajectory of the fastball, it is better to extend it. He also throws a good changeup. not like a rookie I don’t know what it would be like to play a real game, but it was good.”
An official who saw Lee Rowoon’s pitching and analyzed the data that day said, “The heavy ball reminded me of Chae Byung-yong during his active career.” “It’s ‘Little Chae Byung-yong’. The ball is good,” he said. Chae Byeong-yong, pitching coach for the second group, was a member of the ‘SK Dynasty’ who pitched heavily during his active career. Lee Ro-Woon’s pitch is also quite heavy, raising expectations. He also has a good physique. He is 184 cm tall and weighs 98 kg.
Director Kim Won-hyung said, “Isn’t it the first nomination? I have to open the lid, but so far it seems like a player who was nominated for the first round. He seems to have confidence too. He seems confident in the balls he throws. He still has some monotony, but he looks good for now.”
Lee Rowun is a right-handed orthodox pitcher, and based on his fastball of up to 151km with a fastball, he is evaluated as having stable control and game management skills that allow him to compete with both left and right-handed batters.
SSG’s new foreign player was also surprised to see Lee Rowoon. Annie Romero, a native of the Dominican Republic, made her major league debut in 2013 and has played for Washington, Pittsburgh and Kansas City. He also played in Japan. He moved to Chunichi in 2019, and went 8-10 with an ERA of 4.26 that year. In 2021, he played for Chiba Lotte.
Among the SSG pitchers, Romero picked ‘Ace’ Kim Gwang-hyeon and rookie Lee Ro-un as the most impressive players. He said of Roun Lee, “I was surprised by his good control as a player who is about to become an adult.”
Lee Rowun said, “It is not enough to pitch only during camp. He has to throw well even when pitching live or playing against blue and white.
He considers right-handed veteran Moon Seung-won as his role model. Lee Rowun said, “I want to learn from Seungwon Moon. He was successful as a starter, and as soon as he returned after surgery and rehabilitation last year, I saw him throwing a ball that exceeded 150 km/h, and I thought his preparation was really cool.”