The professional baseball Hanwha Eagles released seven players.
On the 21st, Hanwha announced, ‘We have decided to release 7 players to reorganize the team.’스포츠토토
Pitchers Jaemin Lee, Woongjeong Jang, Bowoong Chun, and Seokje Lee were released. Among the fielders, Won Hyuk-jae, Lee Jung-jae, and Go Young-jae were included in the release list.
What is noteworthy is that players in their first or second year as pros were also released. Lee Jae-min (24), who was selected by Hanwha with the 71st pick in the 8th round of the 2022 rookie draft, appeared in 2 games last year and allowed 8 runs in 2 innings, and he packed his bags without ever entering the first team this year.
Chun Bo-woong (23), who graduated from Jemulpo High School and Gumi University and wore a Hanwha uniform as the 91st pick in the 10th round of the 2023 rookie draft, was released without ever being able to step onto the first team stage. Chun Bo-woong did not play a single game in the second team.
Meanwhile, Hanwha ended the regular season in 9th place this season and succeeded in getting out of last place for the first time in 4 years since the 2020 season