Lee Jeong-hoo plays as the first batter and center fielder in the exhibition game on the 28th.

‘Grandson of the Wind’ Lee Jeong-hoo (25, San Francisco Giants) finally creates wind in the United States. Lee Jeong-hoo, who was unable to make his debut in the Major League Baseball (MLB) exhibition game due to back pain, will start against the Seattle Mariners in the 2023 MLB exhibition game held at Scottsdale Stadium in Arizona, USA, at 5:05 a.m. on the 28th (Korean time). .This is the first time Lee Jung-hoo plays in a big league game. The batting sportstotozonecom order and defensive position have already been decided. Susan Slusser, a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle, announced on her social media account on the 27th that the San Francisco club posted the lineup for the game on the 28th posted on the clubhouse and said, “Lee Jung-hoo will be the first batter and center fielder tomorrow.”

The second baseman is Tyro Estrada, the third is first baseman Lamonte Wade Jr., and the fourth is designated hitter Jorge Soler. The batting lineup was then composed of Wilmer Flores (third baseman), Patrick Bailey (catcher), Casey Schmidt (shortstop), Elliot Ramos (right fielder), and Luis Matos (left fielder).The starting pitcher is Jordan Hicks. The first pitcher that Lee Jung-hoo will face is George Kirby (26), a right-hander in his second year in the big leagues. Kirby is a pitcher with excellent ball control .Kirby, who debuted in the big league in 2022, set a record of having all of the 1st to 24th pitches called strikes after the game started against the Washington Nationals on August 25th of that year .In the 2023 season, he started 31 games and recorded 13 wins, 10 losses, and an ERA of 3.35, and also participated in the All-Star Game .Kirby is not just a pitcher with good control .The average fastball speed is 153-154 km/h. Although this is an average level in MLB, where there are many fastball pitchers, Lee Jeong-hoo is experiencing this type of pitcher for the first time.

Lee Jeong-hoo also has to fight against the pressure. Lee Jeong-hoo is receiving great expectations from those around him after signing a large six-year contract worth $113 million with San Francisco through the posting system (private competitive bidding) in December of last year .San Francisco, which had a strong thirst for outfielders, had early on selected Lee Jeong-hoo as the starting outfielder for the 2024 season. Lee Jeong-hoo is calmly preparing for the 2024 season .He departed for the United States on the 1st and did his personal training, then joined spring camp on the 14th and began training .Lee Jeong-hoo, who was improving his physical condition smoothly, missed the first game of San Francisco’s exhibition game held on the 25th due to mild phlegm .The club gave Lee Jeong-hoo enough rest so that he would not feel pressure, 토토사이트 and he was named in the lineup for the exhibition game on the 28th, which will be held at home.