Samsung Lions closing pitcher Oh Seung-hwan has been added to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics baseball team.
National team technical committee, coach Kim Kyung-moon and coaching staff discussed additional starting players after pitcher Han Hyun-hee (Kiwoom) left the national team on the 17th.
Following the recommendation of the technical committee and discussions with the coach and coaching staff, Oh Seung-hwan was selected from the pre-registration list (154 players) submitted by the KBO to Korea Baseball Softball. Association (KBSA) in March. 19th. It will be presented at the gymnasium.
Oh Seung-hwan played an important role in Korea’s first Olympic baseball gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics with 2 games, 1 win, 1 save and 0 ERA. He is expected to lead the pitching team based on his many experiences on the Olympic team. As a result, Samsung produced a total of five players (Min-Ho Kang, Hae-Min Park, Seung-Hwan Oh, Jae-Il Oh, Tae-In Won) for the baseball team, becoming the team that produced the most players. in the KBO League.
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