Manager Carlos Subero highly praised infielder Moon Hyun-bin (19), 먹튀검증 who is attracting attention among the newcomers of the Hanwha Eagles this season.
Moon Hyun-bin, who is mainly seen as a shortstop, is a player who has been called the ‘genius of Chungcheong baseball’ by sweeping various awards in high school baseball since attending Cheonan Bukil High School.
Moon Hyun-bin, who joined Hanwha with the 11th overall in the 2nd round of the 2023 rookie draft, was the only rookie beast to be named on the first-team spring camp roster.
The role of other infield resources is important as there is a vacuum in the infield due to the departure of the existing starting shortstop Ha Joo-seok from discipline.
Moon Hyun-bin is making a mark on the coaching staff by demonstrating his presence among the great senior Oh Seon-jin (34) and the growing Park Jung-hyun (22), who are in the same position.
Regarding Moon Hyun-bin, who is working hard at the camp, general manager Sohn Hyuk said, “I don’t believe in rookies, so I’m saying that I’m worried that I won’t be able to meet my expectations. did.
The field evaluation was no different.
On the 17th (local time), director Subero, who met at Bellbank Park in Mesa, Arizona, the home of Hanwha’s spring camp, couldn’t hide his anger when talking about Moon Hyun-bin.
He said, “I gave Moon Hyun-bin the nickname ’19-year-old veteran'” and “If you watch him move on the field, you can get a glimpse of Moon Hyun-bin’s usual thoughts. He doesn’t play like a 19-year-old,” he praised.
Regarding pitcher Kim Seo-hyun (19) in the first round of the 2023 draft, coach Subero said, “The biggest difference from other players is that he can throw an average of 150 km or more in high school.” expected”.
Hanwha, which has been in last place for three consecutive years, is aiming for a rebound by recruiting famous FA resources such as Chae Eun-seong and Lee Tae-yang. Expectations are also high for experienced new foreign pitcher Birch Smith and outfielder Brian O’Grady.
Coach Subero said, “Players who have played a lot of winning baseball have been recruited. I think good results will come if we combine well with players who have grown up before.” said.
He continued, “Last year, there were many cases where we played a boiling game until the 7th and then collapsed at the end,” and emphasized, “This year, that kind of appearance should not come out more.”
Coach Subero, who hired coach Lee Dae-jin, who had a winning experience as a bullpen coach at SSG Landers last year, as head coach, said, “I have a good teamwork with the Korean coach. I am learning more about Korean baseball culture by talking to this coach.” “Especially thanks to this coach, I can communicate more with other Korean coaches, so it’s very good,” he said with satisfaction.