Jang Hyun-seok (Masan Yongma High School) passed the final rehearsal for the Hangzhou Asian Games.
Jang Hyun-seok, the only amateur national team player, started as a starter in a practice game held at Gimhae Stadium on the 19th.먹튀검증
He checked his actual condition by throwing 59 pitches in 5 innings. Maximum speed 150 km.
National team pitching coach Jeong Dae-hyeon visited the site and closely watched Jang Hyun-seok’s pitching.
Rather than worrying about his physical condition or injury, this is a final inspection to check his performance before joining the national team. Questions have been raised about his physical condition as it has been a long time since he stopped pitching in practice.
He recently underwent a KBO medical test and was found to have no abnormalities.
To confirm, national team pitching coach Jeong Dae-hyun watched Jang Hyun-seok’s pitching.
Now that it has been confirmed that there is no major problem, Jang Hyun-seok is expected to join the training at Gocheok Stadium on the 23rd, the first day of the national team convocation.
Jang Hyun-seok, who completed the practice game without any major problems, plans to join the national team and improve his practical sense.
He has two weeks left before the competition, so unless there is an injury, it is expected that there will be no major problems in recovering his senses for the actual game.
In the 57th President’s Cup National High School Baseball Tournament held at Mokdong Stadium on August 4th against Daegu Sangwon High School, Jang Hyun-seok threw 32 pitches in one inning, allowing 2 hits, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts, and 2 runs. The maximum speed of his fastball is 154 km.
The next day, in a game against Daejeon High School, he pitched 6 pitches against 3 batters in ⅔ innings and gave up one walk. It was his last actual appearance in an official high school competition. Jang Hyun-seok pitched 29 innings in 9 games this season, recording 3 wins, 0 losses, and an ERA of 0.93. He walked 14 and struck out 52.
Jang Hyun-seok, the only amateur member of the national team, announced his entry into the U.S. by signing a contract worth $900,000 with the LA Dodgers of the Major League Baseball (MLB) on August 8.