Various assets reported Monday that Korean relief pitcher Oh Seung Hwan has signed a three hundred and 65 daystake care of the St. Louis Cardinals! You'll be able to know him easiest every bit the former boyfriend of women Generation's Yuri.
He is one of the vitaltop closers in all of Korea and is referred to as 'Stone Buddha' and 'Final King (or 'Final Boss').'On January 11, he passed his physical and was once officially presented as a a phase of the Cardinals team.
Oh have become a unfastened agent after his 2nd season with the Hanshin Tigers in Japan's Nippon Pro Baseball (NPB) and nine years with the Samsung Lions in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO).'In either Korean and Japskilled baseball, he sports a occupation 1.81 ERA, 2.1 walks per nine innings, and 10.7 strikeouts per 9 innings.
Oh's signing with the Cardinals marks him as the 3rd South Korean to signal amongsta significant League Baseball (MLB) team this off-season, following the Minnesota Twins' Park Byung Ho and the Baltimore Orioles' Kim Hyun Soo, both of whom were element of the KBO prior.
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Ilgan Sports has also reported that the price of the contract signed by way of Oh encompasses a club option that maybuild up its worth to 11 million USD.
Cardinals' GM John Mozeliak announces the club has signed Korean RHP Seung-hwan Oh #STLCards pic.twitter.com/KsHPOHEOaa
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