All Korean big leaguers, including Ryu Hyun-jin (Toronto Blue Jays), Kim Ha-seong (San Diego Padres), and Choi Ji-man (Pittsburgh Pirates), were selected by ESPN, an American sports media outlet, as the ‘2023 season American professional baseball major league ( MLB) Missed from the list of ‘Top 100 Greatest Players’.
Prior to the opening of the 2023 season on the 24th (Korean time), ESPN decided on the 1st to 100th player rankings by voting by experts such as reporters and analysts in charge of American professional baseball.
1st place was occupied by Ohtani Shohei (Los Angeles Angels) from Japan, who stands tall as a baseball icon.
Ohtani, who had the best performance as a pitcher and hitter last season, also led Japan to the championship at the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC) by making a big success at bat and on the mound.
ESPN said, “Ohtani is the best starting pitcher and the most feared hitter.”
Second place went to Ohtani’s teammate Mike Trout. 카지노사이트
ESPN predicted that “Trout will be able to continue his heyday in the 2023 season if he is careful about injuries.”
Aaron Judge (New York Yankees), who broke the American League record for most home runs last season (62), was third, and Manny Machado, a key infielder of the San Diego Padres, was fourth, while Freddie Freeman (Los Angeles Dodgers) and Juan Soto (San Diego) ranked third. followed by
Yu Darvish (San Diego), a right-handed pitcher from Japan, was ranked 80th.