Doosan Bears pitcher Lee Young-ha, 25, is currently categorized as a “non-active player” in the KBO.
Doosan also categorizes him as an “unsigned pending player.
Judge Jeong Geum-young of the Seoul Western District Court Criminal Division 4 set May 31 as the sentencing date for Lee, who was charged with special assault and other charges.
The outcome of the trial will determine whether Lee will be reinstated as an active player 메이저사이트.
Lee was removed from the first team roster on August 21 last year and ended the 2022 season without taking the mound once.
That’s when A, a junior on the baseball team at Sunlin Internet High School, reported Lee to the sports ethics center, which then referred the matter to the police and prosecutors.
The first hearing was held on September 21 last year, and Lee attended a total of six hearings.
In his closing statement to the defense on September 3, Lee said, “I am reflecting on what I need to reflect on. However, I can say that I didn’t do anything wrong,” he said, adding, “I tried to be sincere in the trial. I wasn’t a good senior, but I didn’t do anything bad enough to stand in court. Please think about that.”
Lee Young-ha’s legal representative, attorney Kim Sun-woong, also said, “I think the prosecution’s prosecution itself was due to the statute of limitations. The prosecution didn’t even investigate the defendant.” “There are many things (the victim’s claims) that are contrary to the facts. There was some bad behavior, such as calling the victim by name and having her respond with a nickname, but it was not assault, coercion, or intimidation. It was common practice among high school baseball players. I claim the innocence of the defendant,” he said in his closing argument.
Defense attorney Kim Sun-woong also argued that Lee was put in a situation where he was unable to play baseball for about nine months.
However, the prosecution asked for two years in prison.