Korean Roster for Premier 12 Announced

  • By Lee Soon-heung

    October 04, 2019 10:40

    Korea on Wednesday announced its roster for next month's World Baseball Softball Confederation Premier 12. The 28-man roster includes 13 pitchers, two catchers, seven infielders and six outfielders.

    Korea, to be led by Kim Kyung-moon, will have an opening game with Australia in Seoul on Nov. 6 and face off against Canada on Nov. 7 and Cuba on Nov. 8.

    National baseball team manager Kim Kyung-moon speaks at a press conference in Seoul on Wednesday. /Yonhap

    The tournament features the top 12 countries in the world rankings and serves as the qualifying event for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.

    The top six finishers will advance to the final round, which is slated for Nov. 11 to 16 in Japan.

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