The thing that professional baseball KT Wiz paid most attention to in the 2024 rookie draft was strengthening overall depth.
KT nominated a total of 11 players in the 2024 KBO rookie draft held at the Westin Chosun Seoul Hotel in Seoul on the 14th. Six pitchers, two catchers, two infielders, and one outfielder were selected for each position.먹튀검증
General Manager Na Do-hyeon said, “We worked hard to strengthen the depth of each position according to the club’s mid- to long-term strategic roadmap. We recruited the players we wanted according to the strategy we had established in advance, and we expect all players to become professional players with skills and character.” revealed.
In the first round, Busan High School pitcher Won Sang-hyun was selected as the 7th pick. Won Sang-hyun is a right-handed pitcher with a fastball with a maximum speed of 150 km and a stable breaking ball based on his outstanding athletic ability. The club introduced him as “an immediate, powerful pitcher with excellent game management skills, including aggressive pitching on the mound.”
Then, in the second round, Gangneung High School pitcher Yuk Cheong-myeong was selected, and in the third and fourth rounds, Sunrin Internet High pitcher Kim Min-seong and Dongeui University pitcher Choi Yun-seo were selected, respectively.
Won Sang-hyeon, who was selected in the first round, said, “I am really happy to join the strong team KT. I dreamed of becoming a starting pitcher while watching senior KT So Hyun-jun, and I am excited to join him as a teammate and senior/junior. He shared his thoughts on the nomination, saying, “I will work hard to lead the future KT starting lineup along with senior Jun So-young.”
Yook Cheong-myeong, who was selected in the second round, said confidently, “I am happy to advance to the professional stage that I dreamed of,” and “I will be a player who can be a help to the team with pride as I become a member of a strong KBO team.”