30 MLB teams announce spring camp schedule…Where will the Korean big leaguer go?
The spring camp schedule for Korean big leaguers has been set.
On the 13th (Korean time), 30 major league (MLB) clubs set and announced spring camp schedules ahead of the 2023 season.
This season’s spring camp begins after the Korean national team for the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC) is convened to the US camp. The WBC team will begin training at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Arizona on the 14th of next month, and will return to Korea on the 27th of the same month.
The national team also includes major leaguers. Ha-seong Kim, who played an active role as a starting infielder for the San Diego Padres, and Tommy Edman (St. Louis Cardinals), who drew attention as the first mixed-race player on the baseball team, form the keystone combination. If the club allows it, Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Choi Ji-man will also board the WBC.
Ha-seong Kim (28)’s team, San Diego, will start training first on the 16th of next month at the Peoria Sports Complex in Arizona, USA, and the fielders will join on the 21st of the same month. Kino Sports Complex and Peoria Sports Complex, where the national team will stay, are only a two-hour drive away.
Kim Ha-seong is highly likely to respond to the national team call before his team’s spring camp. It has not been decided yet, but there are players who participated in the spring camp of their team first and joined the national team later.
The St. Louis Cardinals, which Edman belongs to, have a similar schedule to San Diego. St. Louis is the Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida, USA. Pittsburgh also calls players on the same day as St. Louis. Pittsburgh also camps at Lecom Park in Bradenton, Florida. Edmund and Choi Ji-man also have not yet decided whether to join the camp. However, unlike San Diego, the camp is held in the east, so this can be taken into account when deciding whether or not to participate in the camp. 바카라
Meanwhile, in the Toronto Blue Jays, the team of Ryu Hyun-jin (36), who is in the midst of rehabilitation, the pitching and catcher teams will start training on the 16th of next month, and the fielders team will start training on the 21st of the same month. Ryu Hyun-jin underwent an elbow ligament joint surgery in mid-June of last year. He went to the United States on the 29th of last month, a month earlier than his usual year, and is concentrating on his rehabilitation training. In general, it is known that elbow ligament splice surgery takes one to one and a half years or more for rehabilitation. Ryu Hyun-jin said at a press conference on his departure that “the goal is to return in July.”