Fri. Mar 31st, 2023

 A new season after ‘Rookie of the Year’. To the concerns of the 2nd year jinx, a confident answer came back, saying, “The bottom point.”

Jeong Cheol-won (24, Doosan Bears) started flapping his wings brilliantly after 5 years of joining the team. Nominated by Doosan in the second round of the 2018 rookie draft (20th overall), he was a pitcher who focused on ‘growth’ rather than ‘immediate power’ at the time of joining. After completing his military service as an active duty soldier 온라인카지노early on, he debuted in the first team in May of last year, and with a fast ball of 150km per hour and a bold pitch, he quickly took the place of the winning team.

Appearing in 58 games and pitching 72⅔ innings, he recorded 4 wins, 3 losses, 3 saves and 23 holds, setting a new record for the most holds in his debut season. The Rookie of the Year went back to Cheol-Won Jeong.

He even enjoyed the honor of the ‘Taegeuk mark’. He was selected for the WBC team to be held in March and left for Arizona on the 12th. The WBC team, led by KT coach Lee Kang-cheol, will be convened on the 15th to prepare for the tournament.

Jeong Cheol-won, who built up his body at the spring camp held in Sydney, Australia until the 11th, improved his physical condition by throwing the ball up to 146km in live pitching. As it is still early February, his velocity has plenty of room to go up.

Jeong Cheol-won said, “It was fun while working out in Australia. I’m looking forward to the national team training because it will be more fun.” did.

Many players have a successful debut season and struggle the following year. This is the reason why the term ‘2nd year jinx’ was coined.

In response to the story of the ‘2nd year jinx’, Jung Chul-won happily dismissed it, saying, “It is now the 6th year.” I think giving is the most important thing. I am confident in baseball and I want to be perfect. It is good that you gave me a good evaluation last year, but I am still lacking. I think I want to supplement and become perfect. I think Jeong Cheol-won is still at his lowest point. ” he said forcefully.

Jeong Cheol-won said, “I have been very lucky. Like (Kwak) Bin, (Park) Shin-ji, and (Kim) Ming-gyu, I have regrets about not being able to debut in the first team first, but I think I did well for being in the army early, and I think I did well in an important opportunity. It was also fortunate to receive the . The team’s performance was disappointing, but it was a season in which we could improve one step further.”

The first start of Jeong Cheol-won, who showed confidence in his ‘6th year’, was the WBC. He promised to work together as much as he joined the national team with his ‘friend’ Kwak Bin. Jeong Cheol-won said, “If I do well as a member of the national team, I think my grades will be good. I hope that we don’t get sick and do well with each other.”

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