From BR Bullpen
Hee-keun Lee (이희근)
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 10", Weight 183 lb.
- School Sungkyunkwan University
Catcher Hee-keun Lee debuted in the Korea Baseball Organization with the 2008 Hanwha Eagles, hitting .210/~.277/.235 in 84 games. In 2009, he was only batting .158/.273/.263 after 42 games through August. Hanwha let him leave the club to play for the South Korean national team in the 2009 Baseball World Cup. In the Cup, he batted .185/.313/.185 as South Korea's primary catcher. He threw out 2 of 4 attempted base-stealers.