Jang Hyun-seok, who officially joined LAD, will cross the Pacific Ocean with ‘AG Gold Medal → Military Exemption’

“I think the selection of the national team is positive.”

Masan Yongma High pitcher Jang Hyeon-seok (19) held a press conference at the Seoul Dragon City Hotel on the 14th and declared a full-fledged major league challenge. He is already training according to the Dodgers’ training program, and Jang Hyun-seok is expected to participate in the MLB training league to be held in October at the earliest.

Perhaps Jang Hyun-seok could get exempted from military service and cross the Pacific Ocean. Jang Hyun-seok is the first and only high school player on the baseball team for the Hangzhou Asian Games to be held in September. Jang Hyun-seok, who showed off the best pitching in his school days, participates in international competitions wearing the Taegeuk mark with the adult national team players even before he sets foot as a pro.

스포츠토토The Dodgers are also positive about Jang Hyun-seok’s participation in international competitions. Pacific Region scouting director John Deeble said at a press conference, “I think it’s positive that Hyun-seok Jang is selected for the national team for international events such as the Asian Games and the World Baseball Classic (WBC). I will actively support him.” promised to provide support.

The icing on the cake is getting exempted from military service and taking on the major league challenge. This is because if Jang Hyun-seok develops into a high-level player after stepping on the major league stage, he can draw a brighter future. The Dodgers sent a positive message about joining the national team, and Jang Hyun-seok’s primary goal was to win a gold medal in the Asian Games as a member of the national team.

Jang Hyun-seok, who showed off his all-time talent at the high school level, is already digesting the Dodgers training program. Dibble director said, “When I join the club, I try to figure out Jang Hyun-seok’s strengths and weaknesses. He said that he is putting his heart and soul into nurturing Jang Hyun-seok.

The Dodgers have a reputation as a ‘pitcher training restaurant’. He has produced several pitchers with league-top skills, including Clayton Kershaw. This is also the reason Jang Hyun-seok chose the Dodgers. He said, “I heard that the Dodgers are the best at developing pitchers among the 30 major league teams. That’s why he chose to join the Dodgers.”

This is Jang Hyun-seok, who has been throwing 157km fastballs since his sophomore year of high school. This year, in his third year, he sharpened his curveball, slider, and changeup. Recently, he has also improved his sweeper and has a variety of pitches. Attention is focusing on whether Jang Hyun-seok will be able to cross the Pacific Ocean after achieving his first goal in the Asian Games.


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