Wouldn’t all teams salivate if a left-handed pitcher who can start the Korean Series and play in the bullpen becomes a C-class free agent?
Ham Deok-joo, a prospective free agent of the LG Twins, is likely to be ranked C as his annual salary has dropped to 100 million won this season.
Ham Deok-joo renewed the contract with LG for 100 million won, down 20 million won from last year.
Ham Deok-joo, whose annual salary rose to 260 million won in 2019 at Doosan, has continued to fall since then. I received 210 million won in 2020, and it became 165 million won in 2021. After moving to LG, Ham Deok-ju, who could not play properly due to an injury, lowered it to 120 million won last year, and when he could not achieve remarkable results due to an injury, he went down to 100 million won this season.
Even within LG, it came down to 15th among non-FA. To qualify for Class C, players must be ranked 11th or lower in the team’s annual salary rankings and 61st or lower in the overall salary rankings. In LG, the criteria for the 15th place team were met, and if only the overall salary ranking was met, it would be grade C. Currently, it is most likely a C grade.
Ham Deok-joo, who has not been able to throw properly for the past two years due to a bone fragment in his left elbow and muscle pain, 메이저사이트 is making efforts to revive at the Arizona camp with a healthy body this season.
Ham Deok-joo showed good performance during his time at Doosan, and his recent slump was due to injury. If he shows his pitching this season, he can become a free agent anyone wants to recruit.
But Ham Deok-ju only focuses on throwing the ball. “I thought a lot as the FA approached. But I couldn’t do anything and spent two years,” said Ham Deok-joo, “I felt how happy it is to be able to throw without pain. I remembered that I had fun because I couldn’t play baseball properly. I want to throw and feel it anywhere. I want to have fun like before. I miss those days.”