The Kia Tigers have finalized all of their annual contracts

The Kia Tigers have finalized all of their annual contracts.

Kia Motors announced today that it has finalized contracts with 46 players for the 2024 season. Of the re-signings, 24 players received raises, nine were frozen, and 13 were cut.

Pitcher Ji-min Choi received the highest increase on the team. Choi’s salary jumped from the lowest salary of 30 million won to 100 million won, a 233% increase.

Choi was a key member of the team’s bullpen last season, posting a 6-3 record, three saves, and a 2.12 ERA in 12 appearances over 59⅓ innings in 58 games.

Rookie Yoon Young-cheol re-signed for 90 million won, a 200% increase from 30 million won. Yoon was a steady presence in the starting rotation last year, 바카라사이트 pitching 122⅔ innings in 25 games with an 8-7 record and a 4.04 ERA.

Pitcher Lim Ki-young re-signed for 250 million won, a 66.7% increase from 150 million won.

In 64 games this year, Lim went 4-4 with three saves and a 2.96 ERA in 16 appearances.

Infielder Park Chan-ho, who hit .301 in his first three seasons, re-signed for 300 million won, a 50 percent increase from 200 million won. This makes him the highest-paid non-free agent (excluding foreign players).

Kim Do-young, dubbed the “second Lee Jong-bum,” signed for 100 million won, up 100 percent from 50 million won, and Byun Woo-hyuk signed for 60 million won, up 25 million won (71.4 percent) from 35 million won. Kim batted 3-for-3 with seven home runs and 25 stolen bases in 84 games, while Byun hit 2-for-5 with seven home runs in 83 games.

Outfielder Lee Woo-sung signed for 130 million won, 메이저사이트 up 136 percent from 55 million won, and catcher Han Jun-soo re-signed for 50 million won, up 19 million won (61.3 percent) from 31 million won.

Lee became the first player to earn a billion-dollar salary after his professional debut, while Kim Do-young and Choi Ji-min became billion-dollar earners in their third year.

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