“There’s nothing wrong with you, isn’t there?”…Melvin pointed out! “Lee Jung-hoo is a leadoff.”

“I don’t know why not.”

The Mercury News, a U.S. media outlet, reported on the 21st (Korea Standard Time), “San Francisco Giants manager Bob Melvin said he expected Lee Jung-hoo to give him not only the main center fielder position but also a leadoff position in the lineup.”

During his seven seasons in the KBO League, Lee posted 1,181 hits, 65 homers, 515 RBIs, 581 runs in 840 games, and a batting average of 0.340 OPS of 0.898. After this season, Lee Jung-hoo made a bid for the Major League through posting. Then, he joined hands with San Francisco.

Lee Jung-hoo and San Francisco signed a big six-year, 113 million U.S. dollars. Masataka Yoshida, who joined the Boston Red Sox ahead of this season, has surpassed 90 million dollars in five years and achieved the highest amount of posting money by an Asian fielder.

Pederson, the No. 1 player, is in the free agent market. Upon joining the club, Lee became San Francisco’s No. 1 player in annual salary. He is paid 18.33 million U.S. dollars per year on average.

Lee Jung-hoo is expected to play a key role from his debut season as he has received a large amount of money. He is likely to play a leadoff role.

Melvin appeared on Tim Kawakimi’s podcast “TK Show,” an American media outlet, and opened up about his plans to hire Lee Jung-hoo. When asked if he was playing leadoff, he said, “We don’t know why not at this point,” adding, “Since we hired him, we have come up with some lineup plans. We made him play leadoff at this point.” 랭크카지노

Coach Melvin then said, “To lead off is for Lee Jung-hoo to be comfortable. That’s what he used to do,” adding, “So for now, Lee Jung-hoo is definitely going to lead off.”

Lee Jung-hoo started as the first hitter in June when he made his debut with the Nexen Heroes (now Kiwoom) in 2017, and served as a leadoff player until 2018 and early 2019. Since then, he has mainly started as the third hitter. He also played as the third hitter this season, but he briefly played as a leadoff in May.


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