Was it enough to make money? Mark Melanson, 35, who was mentioned as the real one of the bullpen FAs, confirmed his move to the San Diego Padres, which made the lowest offer.
"Melanson signed a contract with San Diego for $ 3 million a year," said John Heyman, a reporter for the US media MLB network on the 18th (Korea time).
Melanson basically receives $3 million this year, and can receive up to $5 million in incentives of $2 million depending on his performance. In addition, there is a 2022 mutual option of $2 million and if the option is not executed, it will be FA for a $1 million buyout.
It's a shabby deal for Melanson, who signed a four-year, $62 million FA deal with the San Francisco Giants four years ago. However, according to Hayman, Melanson himself chose to go to San Diego, even though there was a team that offered a higher salary.
Lee Kang-chul and former coach Sun Dong-yeol are the great seniors and juniors who have been together since the Haitai Tigers players. Haitai, who was guarded by former coach Sun Dong-yeol and coach Lee Kang-chul, continued the dynasty for more than 10 years.
Lee Kang-chul has won 15 wins since his debut season in 1989 and contributed to the Tigers' victory. He has 10 consecutive wins and 100 strikeouts for 10 consecutive years.
Director Sun Dong-yeol is a national treasure pitcher who represents South Korea, which does not need words. Legend Sun Dong-yeol made his debut in Haitai Tigers in 85 years and opened the Haitai dynasty. There is a famous anecdote that the opponent team is dead even if director Sun Dong-yeol releases himself from the bullpen.
For more than 30 years, Sun Dong-yeol - Lee Kang-chul has been showing off his constant friendship with coaches, coaches, coaches and coaches as players and players.
"Melanson was the first to win," Hayman said. San Diego offered the lowest contract, but San Diego was the most likely team to win the team he proposed. "
"This winter Melanson aimed to go to the winning team, and he wasn't worried about the money, but don't forget: Melanson's previous contract was $62 million," he added.
San Diego has been able to bring in a finishing-rich Melanson at a low price thanks to its efforts to increase the odds of winning. With the recent recruitment of Kioni Kella (27) and Melanson, San Diego has a solid history with only four players from the finishing line.
Melanson, who was named to the New York Yankees in the ninth round of the 2006 draft, moved to the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2013 and then climbed to a limited-class finish. Thanks to his compliant performance, he signed a four-year, $62 million contract with San Francisco in 2017, but failed to meet expectations. Melanson in San Francisco was one of the common bullpen pitchers, not a limited-time finish, with 6 wins, 8 losses, 15 saves (9 blond saves) and a 3.67 ERA in 116 games.
But he looked a little better after being traded to the Atlanta Braves in 2019. Melanson, who played in 606 games in his career, recorded 30 wins, 27 losses, 205 saves, 606 innings, 549 strikeouts 스포츠중계 and a 2.85 ERA. He has three All-Star experiences and one National League Save King, but has no World Series experience.
Former national team coach Sun Dong-yeol visited KT Wiz Spring Camp on the 17th.
KT Wiz is training for the first team spring camp at Hyundai Motor Dreamball Park in Busan. Sun will be a pitcher instructor for about a week at KT Wiz.
I will give talented KT young pitchers my know-how and give a lot of advice to pitchers to grow.KT coach Lee Kang-chul expects former coach Sun Dong-yeol, who was a legendary pitcher, to have a lot of influence on young pitchers.