Lee Jung-hoo will undergo surgery on his left shoulder

Lee Jung-hoo, the “grandson of the wind” who made it to the major leagues with lofty dreams, will undergo surgery on his left shoulder. The season will end less than two months after it began.

“Playing in the major leagues for a month and a half was the happiest moment of my baseball life”.

In 884 career KBO games, Lee batted .344 (3476-for-1181) with 65 home runs, 515 RBIs, 581 runs scored, and 69 stolen bases. In 2022, he batted .349 (193-for-553) with 23 home runs, 113 RBI, 85 runs scored and five stolen bases in a career-high season that earned him his first MVP award. Last year, he batted .308 (105-for-330) with six home runs, 45 RBIs, 50 runs scored and six stolen bases in 86 games after suffering an ankle injury.

After working his way up through the posting system after last season, 토토사이트 Lee signed a six-year, $113 million contract with San Francisco in December, setting a new record for the most money ever paid to an Asian-born player.

resident of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi said of Lee’s signing

“We believe he is a perfect fit. “Offensively, our goal this offseason was to get the whole team moving and making more contact, playing the type of baseball that is trending around the league,” said Farhan Zaidi, President of Baseball Operations. “He will be our starting center fielder from the opening day of next season. We expect him to be the starting center fielder from the opening game of the next season.”

Lee said, “I’ve dreamed of playing in the major leagues since I was a kid. I’ve always loved the Bay Area, and I came here to win. 사설 토토사이트 I will do my best for my teammates and fans. Retsugo Giants,” he said in English.

With the spotlight on him and the stage of his dreams, Lee got off to a great start in exhibition play, batting .911 (12-for-35) with one home run, five RBIs, six runs scored, two doubles and an OPS of .911.

In 37 regular-season games,

Lee batted .262 (38-for-145) with two home runs, eight RBIs, 15 runs scored, and two doubles. It wasn’t a spectacular performance, but it was expected to get better and better as he adjusted to the new stage.

Lee started in center field against the Cincinnati Reds at Oracle Park in San Francisco, California, on April 13th. In the top of the first inning, while chasing down a Jamer Candelario hit, Lee crashed into the fence. He fell to the ground and was unable to get up.

After complaining of pain for a while, Lee was helped off the field by head trainer Dave Groshner. Tyler Fitzgerald came on in his place. Lee was initially expected to avoid surgery, but Dr. Neil Elatrache, one of the most prominent names in American sports, 토토사이트 추천 recommended the procedure and will be going under the knife soon. It is expected to take six months to recover from the surgery.

In an interview with local media, Lee said, “Playing in the Major Leagues for a month and a half was the happiest moment of my baseball life. I will never forget the time I spent here this season,” he said.

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