Originally Posted by RedlegJake
It should not be too hard for MLB to agree NOT to sign kids in nations like Korea before they graduate HS, though. South Korea is not the Caribbean.
If Korea wanted it to be that way, it would be. But that isn't the rule right now.
The sticking point comes into play here because the kid was certainly old enough to be "in his final year of high school", but for whatever reason, he wasn't actually there yet.