Seohyun Kim (19), a rookie pitcher for the Hanwha Eagles in professional baseball, bowed her head in apology for causing controversy by writing a post on social media that badmouthed team coaches and fans.
On the 11th (Korean time), an official from the Hanwha club said, “Kim Seo-hyun apologized to the fans through the reporters who스포츠토토 visited the spring camp today when he resumed training.”
Kim Seo-hyun, who appeared in front of reporters wearing a uniform, said, “There is no excuse for this incident. I’m really sorry,” he said. I am really sorry to the seniors and coaches who train hard.”
He said, “While I was excluded from training, I heard a lot of really good things from my seniors and coaches. When I was alone, I reflected more as I remembered those words. I will be careful not to let this happen again,” he promised, “I will become a more mature person than I am now.”
Previously, Kim Seo-Hyun spoke badly about the direction of the coach’s guidance and the opinions of the fans on her private SNS account, mixed with profanity. He said, “The coach said it was late, XX. If you’re not late, you didn’t eat, XX. Why did people not wear number 11? XX. I can understand why you continue to smoke.”
As the article was published on the Internet community, the controversy grew, and Kim Seo-hyun admitted to the club that the article he had written was correct. The club issued a ‘group training ban for 3 days’ to Kim Seo-hyun from the 7th.
However, on the 9th, another controversy broke out. On the first day when Kim Seo-hyun started self-reflection at the dorm, he clicked ‘Like’ on the video of his enlistment motives posted on Hanwha’s official Instagram
Hanwha Eagles coach Carlos Subero said, “Anyone can make mistakes in life, and there is no one who does not make mistakes,” and added, “We have to watch and help them grow. Now that mistake is in the past. Let’s work together to become a better person and help others around us.”
Kim Seo-hyun, a native of the Seoul baseball team, has emerged as a top-notch rookie with a fastball of 163km per hour since high school. He made his professional baseball debut in 2023 when he received the 1st overall pick from the Hanwha Eagles in the KBO Rookie Draft. He received 500 million won, the third largest ever for his rookie contract.
account. After being excluded from training due to SNS problems, fans criticized him saying, “Is it right to reflect?”