KBO announces Asian Championship rosterYoon Dong-hee, Choi Jun-yong, and Son Seong-bin of the professional baseball Lotte Giants have joined the Asian Professional Baseball Championship (APBC) national team.
The KBO Secretariat announced the 26 players for the Korean national baseball team at a joint press conference held by coaches from the four countries participating in the APBC held in Tokyo, Japan on the 24th. Professional baseball prospects from four countries, including Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and Australia, participate in this tournament. Those eligible to participate include players aged 24 or younger (born after January 1, 1999) or within 3 years of joining a professional league club (joined after 2021) and three wild cards aged 29 or younger (born after January 1, 1994). am.
Among these, Lotte players include fielder Dong-hee Yoon, pitcher Jun-yong Choi, and catcher Seong-bin Son. In particular, Dong-Hee Yoon was selected to the baseball team for the previously held Hangzhou Asian Games (AG) and will participate in two consecutive international competitions. In addition to Dong-hee Yoon, Hangzhou AG national team members include Park Young-hyun (KT), Jung Woo-young (LG), Won Tae-in (Samsung), Kwak Bin (Doosan), Choi Ji-min (KIA, pitcher Lee Sang), Kang Baek-ho (KT), Kim Hye-seong (Kiwoom), Moon Bo-kyung (LG), Kim Joo-won, Kim Hyeong-jun (NC, Lee Sang), Fielder) were also selected as APBC representatives.
The APBC national team will hold training and practice games at Samsung Lions Park in Daegu for a week starting from the 6th of next month. However, the timing of each player joining the national team varies depending on the team’s postseason schedule.스포츠토토
This competition can have 20 preliminary entries according to the regulations. Accordingly, the KBO simultaneously announced reserve entries in case of player replacement due to reasons such as postseason schedule and injury.