“I want to win with manager Kim Tae-hyung”
The Lotte Giants have re-signed right-handed pitcher Aaron Wilkerson.
The club agreed to terms with Wilkerson for the 2024 season for a total of $950,000 ($150,000 signing bonus, $600,000 salary, $200,000 incentive).
Wilkerson joined the team in the second half of the 2023 season and quickly fit right in, posting a 7-2 record with a 2.26 ERA in 79⅔ innings pitched, including 11 quality starts in 13 games. His 2.26 ERA ranks fifth overall among all pitchers in the second half of the season, behind Barnes (Lotte), Buchanan (Samsung), Cuevas (KT), and Furado (Kiwoom).
In particular, his 9.15 strikeouts per nine innings and 2.26 walks per nine innings make him a reliable starter. 먹튀검증토토사이트 He was also praised for his adaptability and respect for other cultures, as well as his character.
After completing his contract, Wilkerson said, “I’m happy to continue my career with the Lotte Giants in the 2024 season. I want to help the newly appointed manager Kim Tae-hyung to achieve the goal of winning a championship. I can’t wait to get back to Sajik Stadium and take the mound with the fans. Wilkerson will prepare well for the remaining time so that I can be stronger than my opponents.”