Lee Jung-hoo (25), the main hitter of Kiwoom Heroes, was selected as the best outfielder of the 5th World Baseball Classic (WBC).
On the 12th (Korean time), MLB.com, the official homepage of the Major League, announced the selection of the best players by position among the players participating in the WBC.
Lee Jung-hoo was selected in the outfield category along with Mike Trout (LA Angels) and Mookie Betts (LA Dodgers).
MLB.com said, “Lee Jung-hoo is one카지노 of the most interesting outfielders, if not the best, among the outfielders participating in the WBC this year.” “he explained.
“Kiwoom allowed Lee Jung-hoo to advance to overseas stages after this season. This tournament will be a stage where Lee Jung-hoo can appeal on the big stage. Next year, we will hear Lee Jung-hoo’s name a lot.” .
The media selected Freddie Freeman (Dodgers) as the best first baseman, second baseman Jose Altuve (Houston Astros), third baseman Manny Machado, and shortstop Xander Bogatz (San Diego Padres). Right-hander Sandy Alcantara (Miami Marlins), left-hander Julio Urias (Dodgers), reliever Edwin Diaz (New York Mets), and catcher JT Realmuto (Philadelphia Phillies) were named. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (Toronto Blue Jays) as the designated hitter, and Shohei Ohtani (Angels) as a pitching player.
Meanwhile, the Korean baseball team, led by Lee Jung-hoo, will have its first match against Australia in the first round of the WBC at the Tokyo Dome on March 9th. The next day, on the 10th, they will face Japan, the Czech Republic on the 12th, and China on the 13th. Korea is aiming to advance to the quarterfinals by finishing 1st or 2nd in Group B.