‘High School Choi Dong-won Award’ Kim Tae-yeon signs 10 rookies for Doosan 2024 season for 3.5 billion won… 1 went to college

Posted on 14 October 2023 by maxytee.com

The Doosan Bears have signed 10 of their 11 2024 KBO Rookie Draft picks.

Doosan announced on Thursday that it has “finalized contracts with 10 of its 2024 rookies.”

First-round pick Kim Taek-yeon, a pitcher from Incheon High School, signed a contract worth 350 million won. At this year’s U-18 Baseball World Cup, Kim went 2-1 with a save in six games and a 0.88 ERA, earning the tournament’s Best Relief Pitcher Award. With a fastball that reaches a maximum speed of 153 kilometers per hour, he is considered an immediate powerhouse for next season. Kim will be honored at the 10th annual Choi Dong-won Award ceremony on May 17.

The second-round pick, infielder Yeo Dong-gun (Seoul High), was stamped at 150 million won. Despite her small stature, Yeo has an imposing physique and a three-beat offense. In the third round, Im Jong-sung (Gyeongbuk High – infielder) was signed for 100 million won. Im Jong-sung is a strong hitter with good wrist strength and the ability to produce long balls.

In addition, fourth-round pick Kang Tae-wan (Daegu Sangwon High, outfielder) signed for 80 million won, fifth-round pick Park Ji-ho (Donggang University, pitcher) and sixth-round pick Jeon Damin (Gangneung Youngdong University, outfielder) signed for 60 million won, and seventh-round pick Kim Mubin (Shinil High, pitcher) signed for 50 million won.스포츠토토

Son Yul-ki (Masan Yongmago, outfielder), Kim Tae-wan (Sunlin Internet High, pitcher), and Ryu Hyun-jun (Jang Chung-go, catcher), who were drafted in the eighth through tenth rounds, each received a contract worth 30 million won. The 11th round pick, Ahn Chi-ho (Se AD, pitcher), did not sign because he decided to go to college.



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