FREE AGENT KIM JAE-YOON LEAVES KT AND SIGNS WITH SAMSUNG FOR 4 YEARS, UP TO 5.8 BILLION WON

Kim Jae-yoon (33) leaves KT WIZ, where he started his professional career, to play for the Samsung Lions, where his “idol” Oh Seung-hwan (41) is .Baseball team Samsung announced on the 22nd, “We have signed a four-year contract with Kim Jae-yoon. The contract includes a down payment of 2 billion won, a total of 2.8 billion won in salary, and a total of 1 billion won in incentives, for a maximum total of 5.8 billion won. “Kim Jae-yoon graduated from Whimun High School and signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2009 as a ‘catcher’. After playing in the Rookie League and Single-A, Kim was released, returned to Korea to serve in the military, and was drafted by KT in the 2015 Second Special 13th round. Since 2015, when KT, the youngest team in the league, entered the first team, Kim has been on the mound in the KBO.

He has a career record of 44 wins, 33 losses, 17 holds, 169 saves, and a 3.58 ERA in 481 games. From 2021 to 2023, he recorded 30 saves in three consecutive seasons. This season, he has a 5-5 record with 32 saves and a 2.60 ERA. “Jae-yoon is the perfect fit to help secure victories on the mound at Samsung Lions Park in Daegu,” the club said. Samsung’s bullpen had a 5.16 ERA in the regular season this year, ranking near the bottom of the league (10th). That’s why Samsung was so eager to sign Jae-yoon.

“Samsung gave me a good offer and I felt that they really needed me,” Kim said after finalizing the deal.” In 2015, when I made my KBO debut, Samsung was the best team in the league. I want to do my best to build a dynasty once again.” “I’ve always seen the passionate support of the Lions fans. It’s exciting to think that I will be the one to cheer them on. Thank you for your support.” “By signing Kim Jae-yoon, who we thought was the best resource among free agents, we strengthened the bullpen, which was the most lacking part of the team this season,” said Samsung President Lee Jong-yeol, who made his first free agent signing since taking over. “The signing of Kim Jae-yoon will eliminate the anxiety about the back door and ultimately produce positive 카지노사이트 results in terms of improving the team’s performance.”

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