With many Asian-born talents playing in MLB, interest in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) is higher than ever.
And with Brewers slugger and former NC Dinos first Cheap Jerseys Cycling baseman Eric Thames having garnered tremendous attention this season with a .935 OPS and 20 home runs as of June 27, observers are on the lookout for the next potential KBO star import.
Interestingly, the next position player to garner interest out of the KBO could be Thames’ old Dinos teammate in Changwon, outfielder Seong-Beom Na.
Na is considered the top MLB prospect playing in the KBO. His performance, tools and age make him an intriguing commodity for MLB scouts. The muscular outfielder has made the KBO All-Star team in all five seasons played and was awarded a Golden Glove, given to best players in each position for outfielders, twice (2014, 2015).
With that, the eighth overall selection in this year’s NFL Draft digested and recapped his first — and the team’s last — day of minicamp.
McCaffrey’s morning began with a walk to the Panthers’ practice fields alongside fullback Darrel Young and running back Fozzy Whittaker before a brief stop on the sideline for a pre-practice prayer with Charlotte’s skyline looming in the background.
Then came two hours of McCaffrey lining up in just about every formation and position imaginable, from the backfield to the slot, giving the Panthers’ offense a blank canvas with a full palette of weapons and possibilities.
“It’s great,” he said. “I figure the more ways I can be dynamic, the better, for the coaches, for me, for the team, so whatever they ask me to do, that’s what I’ll do.”