Jang has been garnering a lot of attention from the pro scouts for his height alone. And although he’s still a little raw, he has the potential to make it big at the next level.
“He’s a player worth taking a chance on,” [SK scout] Huh said. “If developed properly, he can become a top-notch pitcher. Players with such height often lack balance, but Jang is flexible for his size.”
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Looking at the big pitcher.
This is three weeks old, but there's a 6'8" 207-pound pitcher named Jang Min-ik at Suncheon's Hyocheon High School who is turning some heads. From the article, written before a high school baseball tourament in late-April: