Farewell message from Luchinski “Happiness being an NC player, Dinos man for life”
Drew Luchinski (34, Oakland Athletics), who finished his four-year partnership with the NC Dinos and re-entered the US Major League (MLB), said goodbye to his teammates and fans.
Luchinski sent a video message through the NC club’s YouTube channel, saying, “Unfortunately, I can’t be with Masan, Changwon, but I want to say thank you.”
This video was made and sent by Luczynski himself to express his gratitude to the NC players and fans.
In a two-minute video, he said, “The NC front and coaching staff made me who I am today, and the training coaches helped me play the best game. Thank you very much.” He also said, “My wife and I were able to live comfortably in Korea because the best fans always cheered passionately.”
From 2019 to 2022, Luchinski played an active role as NC’s ace. He appeared in 121 games over four seasons in the KBO League, recording 53 wins and 36 losses with an earned run average of 3.06. During this period (2019-22), he was responsible for 732 and 2/3 innings, the most in the league. Quality start plus (more than 7 innings and less than 3 earned runs) was the most with 46 times. 메이저사이트
NC pushed for a renewal after the season, but Luchinski chose to retry the MLB. He signed a 1+1 year, $8 million (9.9 billion won) contract with Oakland. According to local reports, Luchinski is guaranteed an annual salary of $3 million in 2023, and if Oakland chooses to renew the contract, it is said that he will receive $5 million in 2024. Luchinski received $2 million (2.47 billion won) including incentives from NC in 2022. His career big league record is 4 wins, 4 losses, 4 holds, and an earned run average of 5.33 in 41 games (2014–2018).
“I really enjoyed playing with my teammates,” said Luchinski. “I will really miss them. do,” he said. He added, “The NC Dinos fans were really the best. I really love them. Thanks to the enthusiastic welcome of the fans, me and my wife were able to live comfortably in Korea. Thank you very much.”
The most unforgettable scene for Luchinski on the Korean stage is the moment of the combined victory in 2020. He was really happy to experience winning the Korean Series in 2020. I will pray for NC to win more,” he said. “I was happy to be an NC player. I will be a member of NC for the rest of my life. If there is a chance, I would like to meet in Tucson, Arizona (where the NC spring camp is held).”