A total of 588 players have been registered as official players by 10 professional baseball teams ahead of the 2023 season. A ‘registered player’ is a player who can play in the first team game immediately.
On the 10th, the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) announced the list of players belonging to the 2023 KBO League. The 10 clubs registered a total of 588 players, down 18 from last year’s 606.
Of the 10 clubs, the club that registered the most players was SSG, which registered a total of 62 players. Kiwoom and Samsung each registered 61 people. Samsung also registered the most new players among all clubs, including 7 new players on the roster.
KIA followed with 60, followed by LG, KT, Lotte, and Hanwha with 58 each. NC had 57 people, and Doosan had the fewest 55 on the list. 카지노
By position, pitchers accounted for 306 (52%) of all players, but a decrease of 11 compared to last year. Among the 10 clubs, SSG, LG, and KIA registered the most pitchers, with a total of 33 pitchers.
At other positions, infielders accounted for 130 (22.1%), followed by 104 (17.7%) outfielders and 48 (8.2%) catchers. Among all positions, only infielders increased compared to last year (126).
There are a total of 53 new players, 9% of the total number of players. Compared to last year’s 50 (8.3%), it increased slightly. The number of new players by position was 31 pitchers, 11 infielders, 8 outfielders, and 3 catchers, with pitchers accounting for the highest percentage (58.5%).
The total number of registered players decreased compared to last year, but the number of coaches increased by 16. A total of 267 coaches were registered this year, more than last year (251). KIA accompanies 38 coaches with the most and 17 coaches with the least Kiwoom.
On the other hand, KBO plans to announce salary-related analysis data later when the salary tally of its players is completed.