KT Wiz selected a total of 11 players in the 2024 KBO rookie draft held at the Westin Chosun Seoul Hotel on the 14th.안전놀이터
KT selected Busan High School pitcher Won Sang-hyun with the 7th pick in the first round. Won Sang-hyun is a right-handed pitcher with excellent athletic ability, a fastball with a maximum speed of 150 km/h and a stable breaking ball. He is a pitcher with immediate power who also has excellent game management skills, such as aggressive pitching from the mound.
Then, in the second round, Gangneung High School pitcher Yuk Cheong-myeong was selected, and in the third and fourth rounds, Sunrin Internet High pitcher Kim Min-seong and Dongeui University pitcher Choi Yun-seo were selected, respectively.
Won Sang-hyeon, who was drafted in the first round, said, “I am really happy to join the strong team KT. I dreamed of becoming a starting pitcher while watching KT’s senior So Hyun-jun, and I am excited to be with him as a teammate and senior/junior. He shared his thoughts on the nomination, saying, “I will work hard to lead the future KT starting lineup along with senior Jun So-young.”
Yuk Cheong-myeong, who was selected in the second round, confidently said, “I am happy to advance to the professional stage that I dreamed of,” and “I will be a player who can help the team with pride as I become a member of a strong KBO team.”
KT general manager Na Do-hyun said, “We worked hard to strengthen the depth of each position according to the club’s mid- to long-term strategic roadmap. We recruited the players we wanted according to our pre-established strategy, and we expect all players to become professional players with skills and character.” He expressed his feelings.
Starting from the 5th round, KT has Shin Ho-jun (Gyeonggi High School outfielder), Park Jeong-hyun (Gyeonggi Aviation High School infielder), Park Tae-wan (Yushin High School infielder), Lee Geun-hyuk (Hanil Jangsin University pitcher), Lee Seung-hyun (Bukil High School catcher), Kim Min-seok (Jemulpo High School catcher), and Lee Seung-eon (Jangan High School pitcher). ) were selected in order.
As a result, KT selected a total of 11 players, including 6 pitchers, 2 catchers, 2 infielders, and 1 outfielder.