Korean-Japanese Jangshin University ace Lee Geun-hyuk joins KT Wiz, making his seventh professional move

9-0 record in 2023… Drafted in the 8th round by KT Wiz

Reporter Chungsik Lim = Lee Geun-hyuk, a baseball player from the Hanil Jangshin University baseball team, has succeeded in advancing to a professional team.

Hanil Jangshin University announced on the 11th that Lee Geun-hyuk (4th year, Department of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation) was recently drafted in the 8th round of the professional team ‘KT Wiz’ and signed a contract.

Born in 2001, Lee entered Hanil Jangshin University through Go Myeongcho, Jamshinjoong, and Gyeonggi Go. He is 183 centimeters and 74 kilograms with a top velocity of 143 kilometers. He has a unique wind-up kick that makes it difficult for batters to time his pitches.

Lee is the ace of Korea-Japan Jangshin University, which has gone 9-0 in 15 games this season. He has pitched 40 and one-third innings and has 59 strikeouts against eight walks.토토사이트

He was especially impressive against Yonsei University in the round of 16 of the KUSF College Baseball U League Wangjungwang, throwing 6.2 scoreless innings.

With Lee joining the KT Wiz, the total number of players from Korea-Japan Jangshin University who have entered the professional ranks has increased to seven. Previously, Yang Ji-hoon and Choi Young-jin (Samsung Lions), Bae Dong-hyun (Hanwha Eagles), Jeong Yeon-je, Oh Sung-min, and Song Jae-sun (Kiwoom Heroes), and Heo Jun-hyuk (LG Twins) made it to the professional ranks.

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