KT Wiz (CEO Lee Ho-sik) will begin the new season with a spring camp in Gijang, Busan, and Okinawa, Japan.
A total of 54 players will participate in the first-team spring camp, including 10 coaches and 44 players led by manager Lee Kang-cheol.
Mel Rojas Jr, a foreign hitter who became KT’s first MVP in 2020 after leading the league in four hitting categories – home runs (47), RBIs (135), runs scored (116), and on-base percentage (.680) – returns after a four-year absence, while pitcher Woo Gyu-min, a second-round draft pick, and infielder Chun Sung-ho, who finished his military service last year after leading the Futures League South with a batting average of .350, will join the camp.
Rojas, who arrived on the 29th, said, “My goal this year is to finish the season healthy. And I need to help the team win a lot. I’m in good shape now. 온라인카지노 Better than four years ago. I came back with a lot of experience in other countries. I don’t know if my record will be better than then or not, but I’m in really good shape,” he said confidently, adding, “As soon as I left KT, the team won the championship, so I wanted to be a part of it. I missed all the players, coaches, and the manager. I’m happy to be back and want to bring a lot of wins for the manager. I remember the nicknames the fans gave me (Noh Hak-soo, Cho Won-dong Sexy Guy) and the cheers. I can’t wait to meet the fans,” he said.
Three rookies were included in the first-team camp:
Pitchers Won Sang-hyun and Yuk Cheong-myeong, who were selected in the first and second rounds, respectively, and 10th-round catcher Kim Min-seok.
The first camp, which will be held at the Hyundai Motor Dream Ball Park in Gijang, Busan, for the first time in two years since 2022, will be held on a three-day training schedule with one day off from March 1 to 22 to strengthen teamwork through physical and tactical training.
The team will then travel to Okinawa, Japan, for the second camp on March 23. The team will play exhibition games against the Kia Tigers, Hanwha Eagles, 바카라사이트 순위 and Lotte Giants to enhance their sense of real-world competition and return home on March 6 through Incheon International Airport.
Meanwhile, the KT Futures will also hold spring camps in Iksan and Gijang from March 1 to March 21. A total of 40 coaches and players, including new Futures head coach Kim Tae-han, will participate to prepare for the season.