Edmund will represent Korea in the World Baseball Classic (WBC). In the WBC, in addition to their own nationality, they can represent their parents’ nationality, place of birth, and permanent 온라인카지노residency. Edmund’s mother is Korean. This is why Korean-American Edmund can run with the Taegeuk mark.
Edman plays for the St. Louis Cardinals. He was selected by St. Louis in the 6th round of the 2016 draft with the 196th overall pick. Edmund, who made his big league debut in the 2019 season, performed well in defense in the 2021 season and won the Gold Glove in the National League second baseman category. The US’MLB.com’ evaluated, “Korea has formed the strongest infield center team composed of Edman and Kim Ha-seong (San Diego Padres).”
On the 14th (Korean time), Edmund, who met with reporters at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida, USA, where St. Louis’ spring training is in progress, said, “I was really excited to wear the Taegeuk mark. It is the first non-Korean born player to play on the baseball team. It is an example of. It is an honor for me to be the first.”
Starting with Australia, Korea will face Japan, Czech Republic, and China in order. The strongest enemy is Japan. As a player to watch out for in Japan, Edman picked Shohei Ohtani (LA Angels). “Ohtani is the best player in the major leagues. I’m excited to see him play in Japan,” he said. Myeong is the Japanese player I’ve seen the most.”
Japanese-American players also compete in Japan. Ras Nubbada. Nutba plays with Edmund in St. Louis. The two had already exchanged words with each other and engaged in a war of nerves. “We had a little bit of trash talk,” Edman said.
Edmund showed confidence that he could do well in the WBC. “I’m very confident. I know that Korea has put together a good team and has a good chance to go higher in the tournament,” he said. “Baseball is such a crazy sport. Anyone can beat it. “We have superstars, including the United States, but in the off-season, anyone can beat someone. If we get a chance to play the United States, it’ll be fine.”
Meanwhile, Edmund revealed that there is a possibility of meeting the national team players by joining from Seoul rather than joining Japan. If he joins from Seoul, he will play with the national team players at the Gocheok Sky Dome before moving on to Japan to play the WBC finals after a practice match. Korea will play the 1st and 2nd rounds (when advancing) at the Tokyo Dome in Japan. If they make it to the semifinals, they will play at Londippo Park in Miami, Florida, USA.