Lee Jung-hoo (Kiwoom), who declared a major league challenge after this season, joined hands with an American agency. ‘Angel to the players, a devil to the club’ Scott Boras challenges the major leagues.
New York Post columnist and MLB Network panelist John Heyman tweeted on the morning of the 25th (Korean time), “KBO League MVP Lee Jeong-hoo hired Bora Corporation. come out,” he wrote.
Lee Jung-hoo belongs to the domestic agency Rico Sports. However, he sought a larger agency to advance into the US and chose Boras Corporation.
The major leagues are also keeping an eye on Lee Jung-hoo. MLB.com has already introduced Lee Jung-hoo’s major league challenge as a top article on its homepage. At the time, MLB.com said, “Lee Jung-hoo will challenge the major leagues with a post after finishing the season next year.” “His father, Lee Jong-beom, a KBO league legend, is ‘the son of the wind,’ so Lee Jung-hoo was nicknamed ‘the grandson of the wind.'” introduced. 토토사이트
In addition, “If you felt that the free agent market was hot this time, where stars such as Trey Turner (Philadelphia), Zander Bogatz (San Diego), and Jacob deGrom (Texas) all transferred, you should look forward to next winter as well. Rafael Devers (Boston) or Manny It’s not all about Machado (San Diego) and Shohei Ohtani (Angels). KBO superstar Lee Jung-hoo challenges the major leagues.”
Lee Jung-hoo announced to the club last December that he wanted to challenge the major leagues through the posting system after the 2023 season. Kiwoom’s first task in the new year of 2023 was approval of Lee Jung-hoo’s major league posting. Through discussions within the club, a consensus was reached to respect and support the will and will of the player who expressed his intention to challenge the major leagues.
Lee Jung-hoo, who heard of the club’s decision, said, “Thank you to the club for allowing me. From my rookie days until now, the club has helped me a lot and helped me grow, so I can dream of going abroad and take on challenges. Once again “Thank you. As much as I received permission from the club, the future is important. Above all, I will focus on this season. I will do my best to help the team win the Korean Series before taking on personal challenges.”
Meanwhile, Bora Corporation has been with many Korean players so far. Recently, he helped top high school prospect Shim Jun-seok sign an international contract. Shim Jun-seok departed for a contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates on the 24th.