Seoul High School Chansol Lee signs minor league contract with the Boston Red Sox
Right-handed pitcher Lee Chan-sol (18) of Seoul High School’s ‘Fireballer’ will challenge the major leagues.
The Boston Red Sox announced on the 25th (Korean time), “We have signed a minor league contract with Lee Chan-sol.” The profile of Lee Chan-sol, who is 6 feet 1 inch (approximately 185 cm) tall and weighs 195 pounds (approximately 88 kg), has been registered on the MLB.com official website of the Major League Baseball.
Boston local media ‘NESN’ said, “The Boston Red Sox unusually recruited a Korean high school pitcher. Chan-sol Lee, 18, was expected to be a first-round pick in the upcoming KBO League draft, but gave up participating and went overseas to join Boston.” “Lee Chan-sol, like Bae Ji-hwan, Choo Shin-soo, Park Chan-ho, and Choi Ji-man, graduated from high school and joined a roster of Korean players who signed directly with major league teams.”바카라
Lee Chan-sol, who throws a fastball that exceeds 150 km/h, did not record remarkable results with 3 losses and an average ERA of 6.30 in 11 games this year. However, he was recognized for his outstanding pitch, striking out 31 in 20 innings.