“Experience as a full-time Major League starter” KIA recruits new foreign pitcher Will Crowe… Total USD 1 million

January 8, 2024 | by

The KIA Tigers have recruited a new foreign pitcher to join them in the 2024 season.

KIA officially announced on the 7th that it has signed a contract with new foreign pitcher Will Crow for a total of $1 million, including a down payment of $200,000, an annual salary of $600,000, and an option of $200,000.

Wil Crowe, from Kingston, Tennessee, is a right-handed pitcher born in 1994, measuring 185 cm tall and weighing 108 kg, and has played in the major leagues for four seasons and in the minor leagues for five seasons (hereinafter referred to as Triple A).

마카오카지노도메인 In the Major League, he played in 94 games (29 starts) with 10 wins, 21 losses, 16 holds, 5 saves, and 5.30 ERA, while in the minor leagues, he played in 75 games (59 starts) with 21 wins, 16 losses, and 1 hold and 4.01 ERA. In particular, he started 25 games in the Major League in 2021, playing a role in the starting rotation of his former team, the Pittsburgh Pirates.

This season, he played in five games with the Pittsburgh Pirates, recording one loss, one save and a 4.66 ERA, and in the minor leagues, he played in 17 games (three starts) with a 3-1-1 hold and a 3.86 ERA.

“Will Crowe is a right-handed pitcher whose excellent pitching strength is his strength, and he is a powerful player with a variety of breaking balls, including fastballs, sliders and changeups with a maximum speed of 153 kilometers/h,” said Sim Jae-hak, head of KIA, who pushed for the recruitment. “As he has been a full-time starter in the Major League, he is expected to play a key role in the team’s starting lineup as he has a lot of experience.”


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