Kim Kang-min’s transfer, which Oh Seung-hwan, also expressed regret, said, “I couldn’t talk about it.”

Oh Seung-hwan won the “Record of the Year Award” at the 38th 2023 Professional Baseball Sports Seoul Awards held at the Eliana Hotel in Nonhyeon-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul at 3 p.m. on the 30th.

Oh had four wins, five losses and 30 saves with an ERA of 3.45. Notably, he made history this season by achieving unprecedented 500 saves in Korea, the U.S., and the daily average of 500 saves and 400 saves in the KBO. 에볼루션 바카라사이트

“I’m nervous to be here at the award ceremony (for the first time in a while),” Oh said after receiving the award. “Thank you for allowing me to say hello again like this. I set this season’s record, but it was a disappointing year for the team. I only feel sorry for the fans. I’m so grateful to the team players who always defend me to set such a record.”

In an interview after the awards ceremony, Oh Seung-hwan was asked about the transfer of Kim Kang-min, the same age, to the Hanwha Eagles.

Earlier, the Hanwha Eagles made a drastic decision that made the baseball world excited at the second draft held on Sunday. It nominated Kim Kang-min, who had been a franchise star of SSG Landers for 23 years, to the fourth round.

Kim Kang-min is a veteran who entered the professional league as the 18th in the second round of the SK Wyverns in 2001 and recorded a batting average of 0.750 with 138 homers and 674 RBIs in 1919 games. Notably, he spent his professional career in SSG alone, contributing to his team’s five wins in the Korean Series (2007, 2008, 2010, 2018, 2022).

However, SSG excluded 41-year-old veteran Kim Kang-min from its list of 35 players for the second draft. The Hanwha Eagles, which lacks outfielders, took this opportunity to name Kim Kang-min, who has many experiences as an outfielder.

It brought tremendous shock. Kim Sung-yong, the leader of the second draft, has been replaced by the head of the R&D center. In fact, he was demoted. An SSG fan also criticized the front office for making the decision, sending “Geun Jo-hwa” to Munhak Stadium.

“I called him on the day the transfer was announced,” Oh said. “I think Kim Kang-min must have been very embarrassed. But he will definitely do well.”

Notably, Oh sent a message of consolation to SSG fans who left the franchise, saying, “I know SSG fans will be very disappointed,” before carefully expressing his opinion, saying, “I have time to see a player who is capable of such capability play as an active player even for one more season. I think this would be comforting for SSG fans.”

Nevertheless, Oh confessed, “I couldn’t say anything during the phone call. I couldn’t say congratulations or regret. I just made regular phone calls.” Kim’s transfer was also a huge shock to Oh.

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