Samurai Conquering the Baseball World Cup

If the World Cup in Qatar splendidly decorated the end of 2022, the World Baseball Classic (WBC) in 2023 is coming to sports fans. The WBC, which can be called the ‘Baseball World Cup’, is the 5th tournament.

After the first competition was held in 2006, the second competition was held in 2009, three years later, followed by the third in 2013 and the fourth in 2017, four years apart. I tried to open the 5th competition in 2021, but it was pushed back to this year in the aftermath of the corona, and the WBC was held in 6 years.

In Korea, coach Lee Kang-cheol, who led KT Wiz to win the KBO League in the 2021 season, takes the baton. The infield is considered a strong point.헤라카지노도메인

Tommy Edman (St. Louis Cardinals), who won the Gold Glove for second baseman in 2021, which is awarded to the best defender by major league position, and Kim Ha-seong (Sen Diego Padres), shortstop Gold Glove candidate last season, are highly anticipated. there is. Edmund, whose mother is of Korean descent, joined the South Korean national team under WBC rules that would determine a country’s appearance based on the parentage of one of his parents or grandparents.

Choi Ji-man (Pittsburgh Pirates), an eight-year major leaguer, is highly likely to take over as first base, but the key is whether his team will allow it.

Third baseman Choi Jeong (SSG Landers), who represents the KBO League, guards the infield with major leaguers. ‘Maid in the House’ must be Yang Eui-ji (Doosan Bears).

Lee Jung-hoo (Kiwoom Heroes), who won the MVP for last year’s KBO league hitting 5 crowns, and Kim Hyun-soo (LG Twins), the captain of the WBC national team, are expected to occupy two outfield positions. Na Seong-beom (KIA Tigers), Park Gun-woo (NC Dinos), and Park Hae-min (LG Twins) are expected to compete for the starting spot.

It is true that the pitching staff has less weight compared to the previous national team. Along with Park Chan-ho, Ryu Hyun-jin (Toronto Blue Jays), one of the best pitchers of all time in Korea, was unable to work together due to injury, and An Woo-jin (Kiwoom Heroes), the current KBO League best pitcher who received the Golden Glove by ranking first in ERA and strikeouts last year, has a history of school violence. It was excluded because

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