KOREA SERIES MVP OH JI-HWAN WINS DAILY SPORTS-ZOAR PHARMACEUTICALS PROFESSIONALS BASEBALL AWARD

Oh Ji-hwan, who led the LG Twins to their first Korean Series title in 29 years, will be honored with the 2023 Daily Sports-Joa Pharmaceuticals Baseball Grand Prize .Oh was the last to be announced at the award ceremony held at the Eliana Hotel in Gangnam-gu, Seoul on Thursday .After batting .316 (6-for-19) with three home runs and eight RBIs in the Korean Series, helping LG win the regular season and the combined title, and being named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the Korean Series, Oh was also recognized at the year-end media awards ceremony. Noh Si-hwan (Hanwha Eagles), who led the league in home runs (31) and RBIs (101), was named the top hitter, while Ko Young-pyo (KT Wiz), who was recognized for his quality starts (pitching at least six innings and allowing three earned runs or less), was named the top pitcher.

Ko went 12-7 with a 2.78 ERA and 21 quality starts in 28 appearances this season.Moon Dong-ju (Hanwha), who has developed into a leading force on the Korean mound through the Hangzhou Asian Games and the Asian Professional Baseball Championship, won the KBO Rookie of the Year award, as well as three Sports Seoul and Daily Sports Rookie of the Year awards.Seo Jin-yong (SSG Landers), who led the league in saves this season (42), was named the top relief pitcher, while Yoon Kyung-yup, who broke LG’s 29-year championship drought, won the managerial award.

Kim Soo-kyung, who led the NC Dinos to the second-best team ERA (3.83), and Son Ah-seop (NC), who led the league in batting average (.339) and hits (187), received special awards.Kim Ha-seong (San Diego Padres), the first Asian infielder to win a Gold Glove in Major League Baseball, and Bae Ji-hwan (Pittsburgh Pirates), who stole 24 bases this season and showed promise as a multi-position player, 스포츠토토존 were honored side-by-side.

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