KBO: Two former MLB pitchers re-sign in Korea with more than doubled salary

The Hanwha Eagles of the Korea Baseball Organization they re-signed the right pitcher Nick Kingham and left-hander Ryan Carpenter with new one-year contracts. Kingham will receive $ 900K in guaranteed salary, while Carpenter receives $ 750K.

The new deals represent good raises for both pitchers, as Carpenter signed for $ 300K and Kingham for $ 250K last winter. Kingham missed much of the 2020 season due to elbow surgery, and he only made two starts for the SK Wyverns before the KBO club released him in July 2020:

As Kingham said in a recent interview, he believes he can pitch even better in 2022 as he enters the new year focused only on normal offseason preparations without any injury rehab.

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As a curious fact, both Nicholas Gordon Kingham and Ryan Nicholas Carpenter agree on one of their two names, they are 1.96 meters tall and weigh 104 kilos, cases and strange things in baseball.

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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: Two former MLB pitchers re-sign in Korea with more than doubled salary