Jang Hyun-suk is considered to have the most complete skills and outstanding potential among high school seniors this year. 토토사이트링크 The fast ball in the mid-150km/h range from a sturdy body is heavy, and there are many breaking balls that can be used as a decisive ball. It is also praised for not being like a high school student in command and game management skills. Major League Baseball clubs have also been tracking Jang Hyun-suk’s every move for a long time to explore the growth process and potential for success.
The industry believes that the continued interest of Major League Baseball clubs had a great influence on Jang Hyun-suk’s final decision. Currently, multiple teams are known to be seeking to recruit Jang Hyun-suk, and the LA Dodgers will be selected as the lead. The Dodgers are one of the teams that have watched Jang Hyun-suk since the beginning of the scout, said an official familiar with the situation. The industry predicts that there will be a clear calculation.
Although it is not yet in the stage of officially signing the contract, local Dodgers fans are also showing great interest in the report from Korea. A growing number of articles are introducing Jang Hyun-suk around various fan sites and predicting the possibility of Jang Hyun-suk’s contract.
On the 8th, Sports Kida introduced rumors of a contract between the Dodgers and Jang Hyun-suk, saying, Who is Jang Hyun-suk? Sometimes in baseball, the rich become richer, and if the LA Dodgers bring in pitcher prospect Jang Hyun-seok, this will prove to be true Sports Key wrote, Jang Hyun-seok’s major league career can start with the LA Dodgers.
Sports Kida then said, Jang Hyun-suk, 6’3 190cm, can throw faster balls over 97 miles 156.1km, and has many secondary pitches, including sliders, sweaters, curves, and changeups, adding, The Dodgers sent promising players Batista and Maxi Marty to the Chicago White Sox in return for adding bonus pool. This may have been done to secure finances to bring in Jang Hyun-seok,’ he analyzed.
Another fan site, the Dodgers page of Fanside, also reported rumors of Jang Hyun-seok’s contract with the Dodgers, saying, Just 19 years old, Jang Hyun-seok is one of the most promising pitching prospects in Korea, but he has no intention of playing professionally in Korea. However, considering his impressive arm, Jang Hyun-suk can follow in the footsteps of Park Chan-ho and Ryu Hyun-jin, the Dodgers’ Korean-born All-Star pitchers.
Fanside said, ‘He can already throw a fast ball at 98 mph 157.7 km and has a strong pitching combination. If the Dodgers develop him properly, he will soon be an asset of a major league team,’ he said. He then inferred the reason for the contract attempt, saying, The Dodgers have many right-handed prospects such as Gavin Stone, Ryan Peppiot, Nick Praso, and River Line, adding, Selecting prospects like Jang Hyun-seok is a move that continues to add to the strength of the system
Jang Hyun-suk, who officially announced that he would not participate in the KBO draft, is likely to hear various offers from major league clubs. While attention is being paid to whether it will be able to cross the symbolic line of $1 million in down payment, the official contract may move on to next year as the bonus pool for recruiting international prospects has not yet been initialized. Shim Joon-seok, who signed with Pittsburgh a year earlier, also went through such a process. In any case, it is extremely unlikely that the treatment will be poor as Major League teams are lined up for the contract.
The LA Dodgers are very familiar to Korean fans and are popular in Korea as well as in the United States. Park Chan-ho played for the Dodgers for a long time. Park Chan-ho, who is indispensable for Korean baseball’s major league challenge, made his major league debut in 1994 wearing a Dodgers uniform and received national attention and love. From 1994 to 2001, just before his transfer to Texas, he played in 221 games 176 starts with 80 wins, 54 losses, and a 3.80 ERA.
Ryu Hyun-jin is also a successful name. Ryu Hyun-jin, who played in the KBO, signed with the Dodgers through the posting system ahead of the 2013 season and played as a member of the Dazer Blue until 2019. During this period, he recorded 54 wins, 33 losses, and a 2.98 ERA in 126 games 125 starts, and in 2019, he ranked first in the National League ERA and second in Cy Young voting with a 2.32 ERA.
There are more Korean stars who went through the Dodgers. Choi Hee-seop played 164 games for the Dodgers from 2004 to 2005. Choi Hee-seop had a batting average of 0.238, 15 home runs, 48 RBIs, and an OPS on-base percentage + slugging percentage of 0.747 in his Dodgers career. Seo also played for the Dodgers for about half a season in 2006. At that time, he had a record of 2 wins, 4 losses, and a 5.78 ERA in 19 games 10 starts. Currently, right-handed prospect Choi Hyun-il is connecting South Korea and the Dodgers in the minor league system.