KBO: Former Dodgers and Rangers outfielder about to sign in Korea with Lotte Giants

The gardener Dj peters you are about to reach an agreement on a contract with the Lotte Giants of the Korea Baseball Organization. It is noted that the deal has not yet been completed and is said to be “getting closer.”

Peters, 1.98 meters tall and 102 kilos in weight, was recently eliminated from the 40-man roster of the Texas Rangers. He didn’t have the required service time to choose free agency, but it’s not uncommon for Major League Baseball teams to grant players their release to seek opportunities in a foreign professional league:

In these cases, the player generally receives a better salary in the foreign league than he would earn by spending the 2022 campaign in Triple-A, or even bouncing between the majors and the minors. To get to that point, Peters would have needed to play his way back to Texas’ 40-man roster.

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The 25-year-old (26 on the 12th of the current month) was a long-time prospect of some consideration in the Dodgers’ farming system. Scouts credited right-handed hitter Peters with great raw power and enough athleticism to play center field, but he struggled with strikeouts throughout his minor league tenure and had big questions about his hitting tool.

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Rafael Martinez

I am fond of the King of Sports, especially the Boston Red Sox in MLB and in general all of Mexican baseball. This profession has given me the opportunity to cover major events such as the Caribbean Series, the LMB All Star, LMP (uninterrupted since 2009), signings of important players. I had the chance to attend the 2013 World Classic in Arizona, USA, albeit as a fan. Apart from this beautiful sport, I love basketball, where I have also narrated games and even an NBA friendly 10 years ago, but I carry baseball in my veins. Graduated in Communication Sciences from the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS) , from which I graduated in 2011. I was born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa and started in the world of sports journalism in 2004 in the newspaper El Sol de Mazatlán, where I was a baseball columnist and reporter at the same time. In January 2009 I came to El Debate as a journalist reporter and it was almost six years (in the first stage), until in November 2014 I emigrated to the radio providing my services in Línea Directa-Grupo RSN. My cycle there ended in July 2019 and within days, El Debate gave me another opportunity to work and opened the doors for me again. That is how I came to Al Bat, where I have been since 2019 as a web journalist.

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KBO: Former Dodgers and Rangers outfielder about to sign in Korea with Lotte Giants