The Lotte Giants, who returned to the professional baseball Stove League this winter as a ‘big hand’, held an official initiation ceremony for three free agents (FA) recruited. Catcher Yoo Kang-nam (31), infielder Roh Jin-hyeok (34), and pitcher Han Hyeon-hee (30) all pledged to plant their ‘fall baseball DNA’ in Lotte, and did not hide their desire to cheer for Lotte fans’ unique ‘singing together’. .
At the initiation ceremony held at Seomyeon Lotte Hotel in Busan on the 19th, the three free agents of Lotte said in one voice, “It is reassuring that the passionate support of Lotte fans is now for me,” and “I will do my best to win.”
Lotte filled a position that was pointed out as a weakness thanks to Lotte Holdings’ 19 billion paid-in capital increase support this winter. 슬롯사이트 A total of 17 billion won was spent to recruit three free agents, and a non-FA 5-year contract of up to 9 billion won was signed with Park Se-woong (28), who inherits the lineage of ‘glasses ace’ from Choi Dong-won to Yeom Jong-seok. In particular, there were only three players with experience in fall baseball in the squad in the process of changing generations, and all three players recruited as free agents this time are regular customers in fall baseball. It was the first time in 6 years since 2017 that it revealed its will to step on the postseason stage.
Noh Jin-hyeok, who moved to Lotte from the NC Dinos, the ‘Rival of the Nakdong River’, said, “I was always envious of Lotte fans because they were able to sing together.” I will become a player who is not ashamed of the cheers of the fans.”
Catcher Yoo Kang-nam, who moved from the LG Twins, said, “There was a lot of rhythmic cheering for Lotte. I’m excited to think about playing baseball together,” he said without hiding his excitement, “I feel pressured because he treats me well and recognizes my value, but I also have a goal. He thinks it is a new challenge and will become a player who helps Lotte to achieve good results in many ways.”
Han Hyun-hee, who was born in Gyeongnam High School in Busan and returned to her hometown after 11 years, said, “I felt that I was pushed out by the fan support at the away dugout. From now on, it will be on my side,” he said. “I will show it with my skills and actions rather than words. I will do really well,” he said.