‘Opposition to Pittsburgh’ Choi Ji-man failed to participate in the WBC, Choi Ji-hoon’s replacement was confirmed

SSG outfielder Choi Ji-hoon joins the Korean national team for the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC). On February 5 (Korean time), WBCI (World Baseball Classic Inc), the WBC organizing committee, informed the KBO that Choi Ji-man (Pittsburgh Pirates) could not participate in the WBC.

The Pittsburgh Pirates expressed their medical objection to the WBC, citing Choi Ji-man’s surgical history. Accordingly, the WBCI held an injury review committee to deliberate on whether or not to allow Choi Ji-man to participate in the WBC, and decided as such.

According to the WBCI’s final judgment, SSG Choi Ji-hoon was selected by the WBC Korea National Team Technical Committee Chairman Beom-Hyeon Cho, the Technical Committee, and the national team coach Kang-Cheol Lee. 먹튀검증

Technical Committee, including Technical Committee Chairman Beom-Hyeon Cho, coach Kang-Cheol Lee, and coaching staff prepared for a situation in which only Choi would be difficult to join at the entry stage, and prepared for the selection of additional players through in-depth review.

The national team submits a 30-man entry to the WBCI on February 8 (Korean time).

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