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KT Lee Dae-eun, married to a rapper, announces retirement… “I will start a new life”

Lee Dae-eun fighting back

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(Seoul = Yonhap News) Reporter Kim Kyung-yoon = Professional baseball KT Wiz veteran right-handed pitcher Lee Dae-eun (33) has decided to retire.

On the 13th, KT’s club said, “Lee Dae-eun has announced his intention to retire to the club.

Through the club, Lee Dae-eun said, “From the first season of returning to Korea to last year, I was not able to live up to the expectations of the fans and the club due to many injuries.

He continued, “I thought that I would not be able to help the team in the future, so I decided to end my playing career after consulting with the club.”

Dae-eun Lee plans to start a new life in the future.

“I think now is the time to start a new life,” he said.

Dae-eun Lee signed a contract with the Chicago Cubs in 2007 while attending Shinil High School and played for a long time in the American minor leagues, then returned to Korea after playing Japanese professional baseball Chiba Lotte.

After completing his military service at the National Police Agency Baseball Team, Lee Dae-eun joined kt with the first overall pick in the 2nd round of the 2019 KBO Draft. recorded

In 2019, the first year of his debut in the KBO league, he played a great role as a closing pitcher for kt with 17 saves, but has since suffered from major and minor injuries.

In the 2021 season, he recorded 3 wins, 2 losses, 1 save, 9 holds and a 3.48 ERA in 31 games.

Dae-eun Lee married rapper Trudy (real name Kim Jin-sol) in December of last year and gathered topics.

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