Professional baseball this season, which has a lot of new faces,
A strong candidate for the Rookie of the Year award is Hanwha pitcher Moon Dong-joo.
I chose Otani of Japan as the player I want to resemble, and my goal is to finish the season without getting hurt
For the first time in Korea, he even pitched eight scoreless innings with a fastball that exceeded the wall of 160 kilometers per hour.
Moon Dong-joo, the “Prince of Daejeon” in his second year as a professional with six wins in the first half and a 3.47 ERA.
He is considered the “0th” of the Rookie of the Year, but he’s not thinking about his personal title.
[Moon Dong-joo / Hanwha Eagles pitcher: (What do you think, rookie king?)] I don’ Just as I didn’t get hurt in the first half and did well, I think my only goal is to finish the season well without getting hurt in the second half]
The player I want to resemble is Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels.
[Moon Dong-joo / Hanwha Eagles pitcher: He’s such a great player that even those who don’t know baseball know him. He’s a cool guy outside of baseball]
Attention is also being paid to the first professional showdown with KIA Kim Do-young, who drew attention as a friend and competitive structure.
[Moon Dong-joo / Hanwha Eagles pitcher: I think (the match against Kim Do-young) will be fun. [But I think it’ll be a lot of issues, so I think we can have more fun]
Moon Dong-joo and his teammate Noh Si-hwan will compete in the Hangzhou Asian Games with the Taegeuk mark.
[Moon Dong-joo / Hanwha Eagles pitcher: No one was able to participate in the WBC, but I think I feel more responsible because I participated in the Asian Games]
The Hanwha club plans to put Moon Dong-joo on the mound only until next month to manage the innings.
[Moon Dong-joo / Hanwha Eagles pitcher: I don’t know when the season will end, but I’ll do my best and I’ll appreciate your support]
The growth of Moon Dong-joo, who will be the ace of Korean baseball, is giving great joy to baseball fans.