KT Wiz announced on the 12th that it had applied for waiver notification to the KBO for four players, including left-handed pitcher Baek Seon-ki, right-handed pitcher Baek Hyun-soo, infielder Lee Dong-gwan, and catcher Han Ji-yong.
All four players announced on waivers played only in the Futures League without any first-team appearances.
Baek Seon-gi, a graduate of Gyeongsang Middle and Daegu Sangwon High School, joined KT as the 61st overall pick in the 2nd 7th round of the 2018 rookie draft. Baek Seon-ki, who was an outfielder at the time of his nomination, played as a batter until the 2022 season and then switched to a pitcher. As a career batter in the Futures League, he played 83 games with a batting average of 0.196, 1 home run, 15 RBIs, 33 runs, and 4 stolen bases, and as a pitcher, he played 8⅔ innings in 9 games, recording an ERA of 11.42 with no wins or losses.
Pitcher Baek Hyun-soo, 메이저사이트who graduated from Daegu High School and Kyung Hee University, joined as a training player in 2023 and pitched 23⅔ innings in 14 games in the Futures League, recording 4 losses and an ERA of 11.03.
Infielder Lee Dong-gwan, a graduate of Jangan High School and Wonkwang University, joined as a development player in 2023 and recorded a batting average of 0.229 (11 hits in 48 at-bats), 3 RBIs, 13 runs, and 4 stolen bases in 31 games in the Futures League.
Catcher Han Ji-yong, who graduated from Yeongnam Middle School and Shinil High School, was selected by KT with the 62nd overall pick in the 2nd 7th round of the 2020 rookie draft. Ji-Yong Han recorded a batting average of 0.266 (41 hits in 154 at-bats), 2 home runs, 16 RBIs, and 18 runs in 78 games in the Futures League.