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Moon Sung hyun (baseball)

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Win-Loss  21-31
Role  Baseball
Earned run average  5.09
Height  1.80 m

Strikeouts  360
Weight  80 kg
Name  Moon Sung-hyun
Position  Pitcher
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Number  10 (Nexen Heroes / Pitcher, Pitcher)

Moon Sung-Hyun (Hangul: 문성현) (born November 9, 1991 in Seoul) is a South Korean pitcher who plays for the Nexen Heroes in the KBO League. He bats and throws right-handed.


Amateur career

Moon attended Choongam High School in Seoul. In 2009, he had the best high school season, posting a 1.13 ERA and allowing only 8 earned runs in 63 innings pitched. In April, Moon led his team to win the 2009 Golden Lion Flag National Championship, hurling 7.2 shutout innings in the final game, and was named MVP of the tournament. In June, Moon was selected as a member of the South Korean U-18 national team for the Asian Junior Baseball Championship held in Seoul, South Korea. In the championship, he had an excellent performance, going 2-0 with a 0.77 ERA and allowing only 7 hits in 11.2 innings while striking out 16. Team Korea eventually won their third Asian championship and Moon won the MVP honors.

Professional career

Moon made himself eligible for the 2010 KBO Draft and was selected as the 31st overall pick in the draft by the Nexen Heroes.

Moon started the 2010 season in the reserve league, but was called up in early May. He made his pro league debut on May 8 against the Hanwha Eagles at Mokdong Baseball Stadium, coming from the bullpen and tossing one scoreless inning of one-hit ball. In June, Moon was promoted into the Heroes' starting rotation.


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