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Go Woo-seok’s Heavy promise as he Begins his MLB Challenge

“Sincerely, Doing my Best”… Go Woo-seok’s Heavy promise as he Begins his MLB Challenge

“I know very well that it’s still not enough…starting from entering the opening roster.”

Local American media focuses on Go Woo-seok (25, San Diego Padres)’s ‘fast fastball’ and ‘power curve’.

However, the San Diego team also confirmed Go Woo-seok’s sincerity.

On the day he left for the United States to join the San Diego spring camp, Go Woo-seok promised, “Don’t everyone like ‘sincere people’?

I will train faithfully.” 카지노

Go Woo-seok, who arrived at Incheon International Airport on the afternoon of the 9th to depart for the United States, did not reveal his ‘grand aspirations’.

Although he is being discussed locally as a candidate for San Diego’s closing pitcher, he humbly said, “I am a pitcher who has not yet thrown a single pitch in the major leagues.

My goal is to enter the opening roster (26 players) and finish the season healthy until the end.”

He humbled himself again and again, saying, “I also know that there are so many things I lack.”

In fact, there are times when the ‘results’ do not come out as expected.

For now, Go Woo-seok only made ‘promises he could keep’.

He repeated the words, “I will do my best,” and pledged, “I will work hard to become someone who is not ashamed of being a Korean baseball player.”

Go Woo-seok, who played as a closer for the LG Twins in the Korean Professional Baseball League, signed a 2+1 year contract with San Diego on the 4th of last month for up to $9.4 million.

He begins his ‘big league camp’ with official pitcher and catcher training starting on the 11th at the Peoria Sports Complex in Arizona, USA.

If we do our best during camp as promised, the major leagues may take notice of Go Woo-seok’s pitching, which combines a fast ball with a maximum speed of 158 km/h and a power curve of 130 km/h.

The following is a Q&A with Ko Woo-seok.

— Life in the major league begins in earnest.

I was very worried that my visa would be issued later than the start date of spring camp.

I am fortunate that I was able to leave on time with the help of many people.

— Do you realize that you signed a major league contract?

I can feel it now.

I think I will feel different emotions when I join the team and train.

— How have you prepared for the season so far?

Thanks to the consideration of LG Twins, we trained at the Icheon 2nd Army Training Center.

I am grateful to coach Seo Yong-bin, coach Kyung Heon-ho and other officials.

Training coach Kim Yong-il took great care of him, making his body fit well.

— How did you communicate with the San Diego team?

We consistently held online video meetings.

I even sent a video of my training.

I suffered an injury last year, so I worked hard to prevent it this time.

We also discussed training with the San Diego team.

— What do you want to show in your first season in the big league?

If you get injured, you can’t even compete.

Once you are injured, it takes time to regain your condition.

I want to play the season as healthy as possible.

— He is mentioned as a candidate for the closing pitcher.

I am a pitcher who has not yet thrown a single ball in the major league.

This is not the time to set specific goals.

I also know that I am lacking a lot.

The primary goal was to enter the opening game roster.

After that, I want to stay healthy until the end of the season.

— There are many Korean fans who want to see the team play in the opening game at Gocheok Dome on March 20th.

You have to work hard and do well in spring camp.

There is no major problem in raising the pitch in time for the opening day on March 20th.

Until now, I have trained with great attention to detail.

In order for the results to be as good as the preparation, I think I will have to adapt well to life in the United States.

— What are Go Woo-seok’s strengths?

Don’t everyone like ‘sincere people’?

I will train faithfully.

— Was there any advice you received from Kim Ha-seong, who plays with you in San Diego?

Ha-seong and his older brother welcomed him, saying, ‘I’m happy to play on the same team.’

Really thankful.

I feel relieved to know someone I know in an unfamiliar place.

— San Diego has Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish.

I dreamed of watching Darvish since I was an amateur.

It’s amazing and nice to run together.

— Tomorrow is Lunar New Year.

Do you have any plans to meet Lee Jeong-hoo, who entered the U.S. first?

When I meet him, I will ask him to buy me something nice.

(Laughs) When I arrive in the United States, I take a physical fitness test the next day.

When I arrive, I think I will spend a hectic few days.

— I need to spend some time away from my son.

I feel strange leaving my wife and son in Korea and going to the United States first.

I hope you stay healthy and see you again.

— What do you want to say to domestic baseball fans?

Thank you for your interest.

I am embarrassed to say that I represent Korean baseball, but I will do my best to become a person who is not ashamed of being a Korean baseball player.

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