Right-handed pitcher Shim Jun-seok, 19, pitched impressively in his professional debut.

Jun-seok Shim pitched a four-inning, eight-strikeout, no-hitter against the Baltimore Orioles’ Rookie Team at the Pirates City Complex in Bradenton, 메이저놀이터 Florida, on Nov. 11. The game was a 9-4 victory for the Pittsburgh Rookie team.

After retiring all three batters in the first inning, Shim cruised through the second and third innings with two strikeouts each. In the fourth inning, he retired Leonardo Arias on a swinging strikeout with one out. He was replaced by Roelmi Garcia in the top of the fifth inning with a 1-0 lead. According to PiratesProspects.com, which focuses on Pittsburgh prospects, Shim’s four-seam fastball sits between 94 and 97 mph (151.3 and 156 km/h).

Meanwhile, Shim, who graduated from Duksugo High School, donned a Pittsburgh uniform in January for a $750,000 (970,000 won) signing bonus.

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