The American professional baseball major league is paying attention to the contact ability and pioneering plan of Lee Jeong-hoo (25, San Francisco Giants), the ‘grandson of the wind from Korea’.On the 22nd (Korean time), MLB.com selected Lee Jung-hoo as one of the ’10 players who will surprise you in 2024.’This media used the predicted performance for the 2024 season from the baseball statistics site Fangraph.com to select 10 players to watch.Lee Jung-hoo, who has not yet made his big league debut, was mentioned along with big league stars such as last year’s National League MVP Ronald Acuña Jr. (Atlanta Braves) and ‘Son of the Monster’ Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (Toronto Blue Jays). Lee Jeong-hoo’s strengths that MLB.com focused on are accuracy and pioneering vision.FanGraphs.com predicted Lee Jung-hoo’s performance in 2024 as a batting average of 0.291, on-base percentage of 0.354, slugging percentage of 0.431, 11 home runs, 54 RBI, and 78 runs.
MLB.com particularly paid attention to Lee Jung-hoo’s batting average, strikeout rate (strikeouts/number of at-bats), and adjusted run creation ability (Weighted Runs Created·wRC+).FanGraphs.com predicted Lee Jung-hoo’s strikeout rate was 9.1% and wRC+ was 116.A player with a strikeout rate of less than 10% is evaluated as a ‘hitter with a great starting pitch.’Lee Jung-hoo recorded a strikeout rate of 7.7% (304 strikeouts/3,947 at-bats) during his 7 seasons in Korean professional baseball.FanGraphs.com predicted that Lee Jung-hoo will show off his outstanding pitching skills in the big leagues as well.wRC+ is considered to be 100 as average.This means that Lee Jeong-hoo will have a scoring ability that is 16% higher than that of the average big league hitter.
MLB.com said, “FanGraphs.com predicts that Lee Jeong-hoo will be in the top 10 in batting average in the entire Major League this year and in the top 5 in the National League. His strikeout rate is expected to be 2nd after Luis Araes (Miami Marlins) with 7.1%.” “I hope it will be a good sign for San Francisco,” he said.Lee Jeong-hoo signed a large six-year contract worth $113 million (about 146.9 billion won) with San Francisco.San Francisco early on selected Lee Jeong-hoo, who has the ‘eyes’ to distinguish between strikes and balls and the ‘hands’ to follow the ball, as the top hitter for the 2024 season.Although he has not yet made his big league debut, American media and analysis sites predict that Lee Jeong-hoo, who dominated the KBO league, will display 카지노사이트킹 his talents to the fullest in the major leagues as well.