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Looking to join MLB club, high school pitching prospect skips KBO draft
Looking to join MLB club, high school pitching prospect skips KBO draft
BaseballAug 17, 2022
In a bid to sign with a major league club, South Korean high school pitching prospect Shim Jun-seok has decided to skip the annual rookie draft in the South Korean league. The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) announced Wednesday that Shim, the third-year right-hander for Duksoo High School in Seoul, did not register for the Sept. 15 draft. The deadline to enter the draft was midnight Tuesday. Shim, 18, has been a highly-touted prospect since his freshman year in 2020, when he went 4-1 in eight