Lee Jeong-hoo has a high possibility of going to the Dodgers,” US media forecast. Here’s another ‘two clubs’

Kiwoom Heroes Lee Jung-hoo, who will participate in the posting system at the end of this season. It is already receiving a lot of attention in the US.

On the 25th, according to Boras Corporation of American baseball super agent Scott Boras, Lee Jung-hoo signed a new agent contract with Boras. 메이저놀이터

Agent Boras previously signed contracts with the best players in Korea, including Park Chan-ho, Ryu Hyun-jin, and Pittsburgh signing Shim Jun-seok, and gave the player a good amount of money.

On the same day, the US local media Sports Skida evaluated Lee Jung-hoo as “he is the best player in the history of the KBO league” and “shows a tremendous record despite his young age of 25”.

Lee Jung-hoo recorded a batting average of 0.342, an on-base percentage of 0.407, and a slugging percentage of 0.495 in 798 KBO league games.

In particular, last season, he recorded a batting average of 0.349, on-base percentage, 0.421 slugging percentage, 0.575, 23 homers and 113 RBIs in 142 games, and won the league MVP with 5 batting crowns.

In addition, the media said, “Many media outlets, including numerous major league experts, believe that Lee Jung-hoo will join the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers are a popular club in Korea and have achieved good results by signing several Korean players.” Explained.

The Dodgers is a major league team familiar to domestic baseball fans. 

“The Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees, which recruit players with strong contact skills in Asia, will also recruit Lee Jung-hoo.”

In the case of Boston, it is a club that currently has a vacancy in the outfield due to the recent stagnation of the main outfielders. 

The media thinks that if Lee Jung-hoo’s contact ability and slugging rate are combined, he can sufficiently reinforce his power.

Meanwhile, Lee Jung-hoo is expected to have a virtual MLB showcase at the World Baseball Classic (WBC) to be held in March.

The previous record for the highest signing contract for a Korean major leaguer is $36 million (approximately 44.4 billion won) for six years by Ryu Hyun-jin, who signed a contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2013.

Attention is focusing on whether Lee Jung-hoo, who is now taking his first step towards the major leagues with great interest, will be able to renew this new record.

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