Finisher Oh Seung-hwan (41. Samsung Lions) entrusted the club with a 2023 annual salary.
The Samsung club announced on the 11th that ‘Oh Seung-hwan, as the team’s oldest player, took responsibility for the team’s performance that did not advance to the postseason (PS) and conveyed to the club his intention to entrust the annual salary in 2023 blank.’ In a phone call with this magazine, Hong Joon-hak, general manager of Samsung, said, 온라인바카라 “It is true that we negotiated the salary twice, but there was a slight difference of opinion.” down) Thank you,” he said.
Oh Seung-hwan’s salary last season was 1.6 billion won. He was the second-largest player in the team and the first pitcher after outfielder Koo Ja-wook (2.5 billion won), whose annual salary rose vertically with a non-FA (free agent) multi-year contract. Among the pitchers of 10 professional baseball teams, it was the second highest after Park Jong-hoon (SSG Landers, 1.8 billion won). Considering the fact that Park Jong-hoon’s salary increased due to a non-FA multi-year contract, he was in fact the highest level pitcher in the KBO League. However, he was deeply troubled when he was presented with a proposal to cut his salary at the annual salary negotiation table this winter.
Oh Seung-hwan took the mound in 57 games last season, recording an average ERA of 3.32 with 6 wins, 2 losses, 2 holds, and 31 saves. Ko Woo-seok (LG Twins, 42 saves) Kim Jae-yoon (KT Wiz, 33 saves) Jung Hae-young (KIA Tigers, 32 saves) ranked 4th in league saves. He achieved 30 saves for the second consecutive year and increased his personal league save to 370. However, detailed indicators deteriorated compared to the previous year. 7 blown saves. As the batting average (0.245→0.263) and the slugging percentage (0.376→0.420) rose, the number of runs allowed increased. It was the first time in 12 years that Oh Seung-hwan recorded an ERA of 3 points in the KBO League since 2010 (4.50), when he struggled with an injury.
In particular, in July, which was a watershed in the PS competition, it collapsed by conceding 4 consecutive games, and Samsung fell away from the fight for the top 5 as it suffered a shocking 13 consecutive losses. Considering both individual and team performance, the salary contract proposed by Samsung for Oh Seung-hwan was a ‘reduction’. A negotiating table was set up with the player’s side about this, but an amicable agreement was not reached. Oh Seung-hwan, who had some time to think, handed over the ‘blank delegation card’ to the club. Samsung, 온라인바카라 which took over the ball, plans to quickly determine Oh’s annual salary.
Oh Seung-hwan is scheduled to acquire FA qualification after the 2023 season, so Samsung is struggling with how much to set his annual salary. Director Hong Joon-hak said, “I think the blank delegation is about my commitment because I will become a free agent at the end of this year.”