FA Infielder Matt Chapman Plays with Lee Jung-hoo

FA Infielder Matt Chapman Plays with Lee Jung-hoo… 3-Years 72.1 Billion Won Agreement with SF

Lee Jeong-hoo, virtually confirmed to be No. 1 in free agent pure field value.

Lee Jeong-hoo (25), a starting outfielder for the San Francisco Giants of the Major League Baseball (MLB), shares a meal with Matt Chapman (30), a top-class infielder in the league. 온라인카지노

Citing sources, reported on the 2nd (Korean time) that Chapman (30), who remained in the free agent (FA) market, agreed to a three-year contract with San Francisco worth a total of $54 million (about 72.1 billion won).

Matt Chapman is a third baseman with the league’s best defense and won the American League (AL) Gold Glove in 2018, 2019, 2021, and 2023.

Last season, he also played with Ryu Hyun-jin (Hanwha Eagles) at the Toronto Blue Jays.

Chapman’s batting accuracy is somewhat poor, but he is a long hitter who hit double-digit home runs every season from 2017, when he debuted in MLB, to last year.

With the addition of Chapman, San Francisco greatly improved its team strength.

In addition, Lee Jeong-hoo, who was designated as the number one hitter in the new season, can expect a synergy effect with Chapman, who will play the role of a problem solver.

The contract size is lower than expected.

Chapman wanted a long-term contract worth more than $100 million, but MLB clubs did not make offers that met his expectations.

Chapman was unable to find a team for his team until the start of his exhibition games, and then decided to sign his contract right before the start of the regular season.


Ji Yu-chan, First Korean to Advance to the Semifinals

Ji Yu-chan, Men’s 50m Freestyle, Becomes the First Korean to Advance to the Semifinals of the World Championships

Ji Yu-chan (21, Daegu Metropolitan City Hall) became the first Korean athlete to reach the semifinals of the World Championships in the men’s 50m freestyle.

Yu-chan Ji recorded a time of 21.93 seconds in the men’s 50m freestyle preliminaries at the 2024 International Aquatics Federation World Championships held at the Aspire Dome in Doha, Qatar on the 16th, placing 10th out of 116 people and securing a ticket to the semifinals for the top 16.

Yu-chan Ji is the first Korean athlete to pass the World Championship preliminaries in this event. 온라인카지노

Ji Yu-chan tied for 17th place (22.19 seconds) in Budapest in 2022, ranking the highest in Korea in this event at the time.

He finished 24th in Fukuoka in 2023.

In Doha, he advanced to the semifinals and secured at least 16th place, securing the highest ranking in the men’s 50m freestyle.

From September 2023, Ji Yu-chan has been on a steep rise.

Ji Yu-chan set a new Korean record of 21.84 seconds in the 50m freestyle preliminaries of the Hangzhou Asian Games held in Hangzhou, China on the morning of September 25th last year, and won the gold medal by further shortening the record to 21.72 seconds in the final held that afternoon.

In November, he defeated Hwang Sun-woo (Gangwon Provincial Office) in the men’s 50m freestyle final at the 2024 Swimming Management National Team Selection, and won the right to participate in the Doha World Championships.

At that time, Ji Yu-chan finished the race in 22.15 seconds and Hwang Sun-woo finished the race in 22.43 seconds.

Asian Games champion’ Ji Yu-chan aims to advance to the finals of the men’s 50m freestyle world championships for the first time in Korea on the morning of the 17th.

Yang Jae-hoon (25, Gangwon Provincial Office) finished 44th out of 66 athletes in the men’s 100m butterfly preliminaries with a time of 55.39 seconds, failing to advance to the semifinals.

Kim Seung-won (14, Guseong Middle School), who competed in the women’s 200m backstroke preliminaries, ranked 22nd out of 32 athletes with a time of 2 minutes 17.16 seconds.

Han Da-kyung (24, Jeonbuk Sports Council) also placed 22nd out of 25 people in the women’s 800m freestyle preliminaries with a time of 8 minutes 54.74 seconds.