Hyeon-seok, a pitcher at Masan Yongma High School, became the only high school student to be selected for the Hangzhou Asian Games baseball team and became a hot topic.
Jang Hyun-seok, who pitched perfectly in his first official game after being selected for the national team, vowed to strike out against Japan in the Asian Games.
This is reporter Kim Han-joon.

At the end of the second inning, when the bases were loaded with two outs, Jang Hyun-seok climbed the mound.

The hands of major league and domestic team scouts who have been waiting for Jang Hyun-seok to appear are also busy.

Jang Hyeon-seok strikes out batters by mixing a 154km fastball with a large breaking ball.

Jang Hyun-seok, who stood on the mound in the 3rd and 4th innings, erased the innings in an instant, proving why he was the only high school national representative.

He was a perfect pitcher with 2.1 innings, 5 strikeouts and no runs.

▶ Interview: Jang Hyeon-seok / Masan Yongmago Pitcher
– “The breaking pitches I could use in the game were better than I thought, and the speed was good, so I think I was satisfied.”

Jang Hyun-seok, who is receiving attention from major league clubs, said he was 50-50 about advancing to the United States and choosing to stay in Korea.

▶ Interview: Jang Hyeon-seok / Masan Yongmago Pitcher
– “It seems like it’s still half and half, and (now) I want to get good grades with my teammates… I think I’ll have to think about it after the (contest) is over.”

Jang Hyun-seok promised that he would throw his ball vigorously in the upcoming Asian Games.

▶ Interview: Jang Hyeon-seok / Masan Yongmago Pitcher
– “I have a dream to face at least one batter in the games against Japan and Taiwan. I will strike out and come down comfortably.”

Jang Hyun-seok, who throws the highest 158km, also said he would like to meet Hanwha Moon Dong-ju, who threw 160km for the first time as a Korean player, at the Asian Games.안전놀이터

This is MBN News Kim Han-jun.

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