Jang Hyun-seok, who was eliminated last week in the quarterfinals of the Blue Dragon Ki with 14 strikeouts on a fastball with a maximum speed of 155 km/h and was eliminated, received the most attention.
In a situation where a large number of major league scouts were dispatched, he kept quiet even at this time.
[Jang Hyun-seok/Masan Yongmago (Last week)]
“I will not comment on whether or not to advance to the US. I can’t speak in public, so I can only say ‘I’m still thinking about it’.”
https://displayad.zum.com/NetInsight/html/zum/news/newspage@newszum_pc_250In the end, after much thought, I chose to challenge the big leagues.
Jang Hyun-suk said through his agency, “I decided to challenge the major leagues without submitting an application for the KBO draft,” and “I had a great desire to challenge the world’s best stage.”
Jang Hyun-seok has a strong physique with a height of 190cm and a weight of 90kg, a fastball in the late 150km range and an overwhelming strikeout ability.
He was the only amateur selected to represent the Hangzhou Asian Games next month.
At least three major league clubs are known to be interested in Jang Hyun-seok, and they plan to continue negotiations immediately.
On the other hand, with Jang Hyun-seok’s announcement to enter the US, it is highly likely that Jang Chung-go’s Hwang Jun-seo will be nominated by Hanwha as the first overall pick in the KBO draft on the 14th of next month.