Baseball’s Doosan Bears have signed 2024 rookie Kim Taek-yeon (pitcher, Incheon High School), who was drafted in the first round, to a contract worth 350 million won.” We have signed 10 female rookies in 2024, including Kim Taek-yeon,” Doosan said on Thursday. Kim won the best relief pitcher award at this year’s Under-18 Baseball World Cup with a 2-1 record and a 0.88 ERA in six games .Doosan, which selected Kim with the second overall pick in the first round, said, “Kim throws a hard fastball that reaches a maximum speed of 153 kilometers per hour. He is evaluated as an immediate power pitcher for next season.”
Doosan’s second-round pick, infielder Yeo Dong-gun (Seoul High), was stamped at 150 million won. In the third round, Lim Jong-sung (Gyeongbuk High School infielder) signed for 100 million won, Kang Tae-wan (Daegu Sangwon High School outfielder) in the fourth round for 80 million won, Park Ji-ho (Donggang University pitcher) and Jeon Da-min (Gangneung Youngdong University outfielder) in the fifth round for 60 million won, and Kim Mubin (Shinil High School pitcher) in the seventh round for 50 million won.
Son Yul-ki (Masan Yongmago outfielder), Kim Tae-wan (Sunlin Internet High pitcher), and Ryu Hyun-jun (Jangchung High catcher), who were selected in the eighth through 10th rounds, will each receive a contract worth 30 million won. The 11th round 스포츠토토존 pick, Ahn Chi-ho (pitcher for Se AD), chose to go to college and did not sign with Doosan.