Lee Jung-hoo, who declared 'entering the MLB', joined hands with super agent Scott Boras

Lee Jung-hoo, who declared 'entering the MLB', joined hands with super agent Scott Boras

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Lee Jung-hoo (25, Kiwoom Heroes), who announced that he would advance to the Major League (MLB) after the end of the 2023 season, joined hands with 'super agent' Scott Boras.

On the 25th (Korean time), John Heyman of the New York Post reported on his social media account, "KBO league MVP Lee Jung-hoo has appointed Boras as his agent."

Boras is a big agent representing MLB.

With his excellent negotiating skills, he is sometimes called the 'evil agent' by the club because he gives large contracts to players who signed with him.

He also has a deep relationship with Korean players, 강남레깅스룸 and former and current major leaguers such as Ryu Hyun-jin (Toronto Blue Jays), Choo Shin-soo (SSG Landers), and Park Chan-ho (retired) sat on a cushion of money under Boras’ negotiating skills.

In this Stove League, Boras paid for his name by making a big deal with free agent (FA) shortstop Xander Bogarts and the San Diego Padres totaling $280 million over 11 years.

Recently, he drew attention by leading “prospect” Shim Jun-seok (19, Deoksu High School) to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

It is very suggestive that Boras, who has such a high success rate of large contracts, joined hands with Lee Jung-hoo.

Lee Jung-hoo won 5 batting crowns (batting average, hits, RBIs, on-base percentage, slugging percentage) last season, and reigned as the best hitter in the KBO League by sweeping the regular season MVP and Golden Glove (outfielder category).

After the season ended, Lee Jung-hoo, who had the best year, conveyed his intention to challenge the MLB through the posting system after the 2023 season to his team Kiwoom, and Kiwoom allowed Lee Jung-hoo to website challenge after consideration.

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