Upon completion of the agreement Nick martini, the book is officially closed on the possibility that the German Aaron Altherr will return to the NC Dinos from the KBO of Korea. Teams in the Korean Professional Baseball League can only have three foreign players on their rosters.
The Dinos already employ the pitchers Drew Rucinski and Wes Parsons, to whom they re-signed. Altherr has spent the past two seasons with the Dinos, hitting .276 / .354 / .529 as the club’s regular center fielder. In 2020 he hit 31 home runs and in 2021 he hit 32
The team had an interest in keeping the 30-year-old (31 next month) in the fold, but Altherr has explored the possibility of returning to MLB or making the jump to Japan’s Nippon Professional Baseball this offseason.
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Aaron Samuel Altherr, 1.96 meters tall and weighing 97 kilos, was born in Landstuhl, Germany. He is an outfielder and played six years in MLB with the Philadelphia Phillies (2014-2019), San Francisco Giants (2019) and New York Mets (2019).
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KBO: German former MLB outfielder discharged in Korea despite 63 HRs in two years