BUSAN, South Korea — Lotte Giants side arm pitcher Kim Sung-bae signed a contract with the team worth 190 million won a year, that’s an 81 percent increase over last year’s contract.
Kim had 31 saves and 3.05 ERA as Lotte’s closer last season.
Also, Lotte’s lefty hold man Lee Myung-woo, who recorded 20 holds and was ranked 4th, signed a 130 million won contract. That represents a 40 million won increase.
The backup catcher Yong Deuk-han received a contract worth 65 million won, a five million won raise over last year’s contract.
The Giants have 57 players under contract for next year. In total, the team needs 65 players on its roster.
Source: Busan eFM News