Won Tae-in, 24, proves that Samsung’s ‘salary king’ → ‘prince’ is a special treatment

Pitcher Won Tae-in (24, Samsung Lions), so-called “Prince Won Tae-in (Prince Won Tae-in + Crown Prince),” was given special treatment by the team and became the annual salary king.

On the 25th, Samsung completed annual salary contracts with all those eligible for renewal in the 2024 season, except for free agents, non-FA multi-year contracts, foreign players, rookies, and fostering players.

The most notable figure is Won Tae-in. Won tae-in marked 430 million won (346,840 U.S. dollars), up 22.9 percent from 350 million won (346,840 dollars). This is the highest annual salary among those who are eligible to renew their contracts.

Won Tae-in, who dozed off from Gyeongbuk High School, joined Samsung as the first pick in the 2019 KBO draft.

In his debut season, he finished his debut with 4 wins, 8 losses and 2 holds with 4.82 ERA in 26 games (112 innings).

In the 2021 season, when he stood out, he made an impressive performance, including 14 wins, 7 losses, and 3.06 ERA in 158 ⅔ in 26 games.

Won Tae-in, who wore the national flag while participating in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, took the mound in 26 games (150 innings) this season and recorded seven wins, seven losses and an ERA of 3.24. Won participated in the Hangzhou Asian Games and contributed to winning the gold medal, receiving benefits from military service.

Won Tae-in will play against the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres as the representative of Team Korea in the U.S. Major League Baseball (MLB) Korean Series at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul in March.

In particular, MLB superstar Shohei Ohtani will face off against Won Tae-in as he is expected to participate. Won Tae-in is expected to hold an MLB showcase and get a glimpse of the possibility of entering the U.S.

Meanwhile, Lee Jae-hyun, who had an impressive season last season by hitting double-digit (12) home runs, signed a contract of 140 million won, up 133.3 percent from his previous salary, recording the highest annual salary increase rate in the team. 라바카지노주소

Ryu Ji-hyuk, who played as an infield utility, finished his contract at 200 million won, up 45 million won from 155 million won, and Kim Hyun-joon, who played as the main outfielder, signed a contract of 140 million won and Kim Sung-yoon signed a contract of 100 million won, receiving his first salary of 100 million won.

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