Jang Bae-dae, who confessed to junior flirting, will play normally against Doosan… Manager Lee Kang-chul “not in a situation to take special measures” .
“There is no situation for the dispatched team to take measures such as excluding entries.”
KT Wiz played Kim Min-hyeok 스포츠토토 (right fielder) in a match against Doosan Bears in the ‘2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League’ held at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on the 17th. -Bae Jeong-dae (center fielder) -Anthony Alford (left fielder) -Jang Seong-woo (catcher) -Moon Sang-cheol (designated hitter) -Lee Ho-yeon (2nd baseman) -Kim Sang-soo (shortstop) -Oh Yoon-seok (1st baseman) -Jang Jun-won (3rd baseman) lineup was formed. The starting pitcher is Wes Benjamin.
Recently, the school violence controversy has been raised in the starting lineup without any action. Bae Jeong-dae said on his Instagram that day, “I participated in the 2012 Taiwan field training while I was in the second year of Seongnam High School. At the time, there was a group Eolchiryeo led by seniors in the 3rd year, and I, who was the captain of the 2nd year, gave it to the juniors in the 1st year. He hit his juniors in the buttocks three times with a bat. I apologized to my juniors for being stupid, and there was no assault or abusive language after that.”
Bae Jeong-dae, who apologized, saying, “I am sincerely reflecting and regretting that I have uncritically accepted the bad habits that have come down to the athletic department.” However, we have not been able to reach an agreement, and we plan to contact the parties through our agents in the future.”
Coach Lee Kang-cheol said in an interview before the game, “The assigned team is not in a situation to take measures such as excluding entries. I know that the KBO also responded to the informant who claimed school violence that it was not an issue that could take disciplinary action,” he emphasized that the assigned team would continue to play.
A KT official said, “Bae Jeong-dae is working hard to apologize and reach an agreement with the juniors who were fooled. Bae Jeong-dae also explained that he did not personally harass his juniors, but that he had no choice but to give them away due to the atmosphere of the sports club at the time. We are working hard to reach an agreement with our juniors, so please wait a bit.”
Bae Jeong-dae is recording an OPS of .699 with 2.8 0.5 Lee (47 hits in 165 at-bats), 1 home run, 24 RBIs, 29 runs scored and 6 stolen bases in 55 games this season. In the game on the 16th, he hit his first home run of the season and played an active role with 1 hit in 3 at-bats, 1 home run, 2 RBIs and 1 run.