Shim Jun-seok ranked 20th in the PIT Prospect Ranking, highly rated for his fastball in the 150km range

Shim Jun-seok (19) was ranked 20th in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ prospect list.

On the 11th (Korean time), announced the list of the top 100 prospects in the US Major League Baseball (MLB). In addition, the top 30 prospect rankings for each club were revealed.스포츠토토

Shim Jun-seok signed a contract with Pittsburgh last year for 750,000 dollars (1 billion won) and moved to the United States. Shim Jun-seok, who was promoted to the rookie league last June, recorded 3 hits (1 home run), 2 walks and 3 runs while digesting 7 innings in a total of 3 appearances. He struck out 12 batters. predicted Shim Jun-seok’s call-up to the big leagues in 2025.

The media introduced, “Shim Jun-seok’s fast ball is forming in the range of 94 to 96 miles (151 to 154 km). It can reach 100 miles at the fastest. It reminds me of Gerrit Cole (New York Yankees) who played in Pittsburgh.” . In scouting reports (out of 80), his fastball scored the highest at 60. In addition, scores were given for curve 50, slider 45, changeup 45, and control power 45. evaluated, “The curve that falls from 12 o’clock to 6 o’clock is good, and a sharper slider is being developed. The changeup can be a fourth pitch.” They also predicted, “Shim Jun-seok is excellent at targeting the strike zone. His arm movements are simple when pitching, and his athletic ability is good on the mound. It will be interesting to see what Shim Jun-seok can show in the future.”

Early last year, outfielder Cho Won-bin (19), who signed a contract with the St. Louis Cardinals for $500,000 and is challenging for the second year in the U.S., rose to 13th in the prospect list. Currently playing in Single A, he has a batting average of 0.270, an on-base percentage of 0.386, and a slugging percentage of 0.383 in 88 games. 5 home runs, 39 RBIs.

The scouting report gave Cho Won-bin a score of 50 for hitting, 55 for slugging power, 50 for main power, 45 for defense, and 50 for throwing. The big league call-up was expected to be in 2026.

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