Shim Jun-seok, who signed a minor league contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, was named to the rookie team, the Dominican Summer League (DSL) Pittsburgh Gold Roster.
Pittsburgh assigned Sim Jun-seok to the DSL Pittsburgh Gold team along with a minor league contract on the 27th (Korean time). 메이저사이트
The official DSL Pittsburgh Gold website also listed Shim Jun-seok on the pitcher roster.
It is not known exactly why Shim Jun-seok was assigned to a rookie team in the Dominican Republic rather than to a single-A team in the United States.
The Dominican Summer League consists of 34 teams and each team plays 72 games from June to August each year.
Meanwhile, Shim Jun-seok held a ceremony at PNC Park in Pennsylvania, USA. Shim Jun-seok said, “I still have a long way to go, but I am really happy. I want to quickly rise to the major leagues and throw the ball.” He added, “It was my dream to play in the United States. I think visiting PNC Park today will be a big motivation. “