Greinke, a veteran of ‘MLB starting pitching #1’, renews a one-year contract with Kansas City
Reporter Seo Jang-won = Major League (MLB) veteran pitcher Jack Greinke (39) continues his playing career with the Kansas City Royals.
MLB.com, the official MLB homepage, reported on the 31st (Korean time), citing sources, “Greinke has signed a one-year contract with Kansas City.”
According to this, Greinke’s annual salary this year is known to be between $8 million and $10 million, and he will receive a bonus based on his performance.
Greinke, who made his debut in Kansas City in 2004, spent nearly 20 years in the big leagues and grew into a top pitcher representing MLB.
In particular, in 2009 he won 16 wins (8 losses) and won the Cy Young Award, marking the start of his prime.
After that, he went through the Milwaukee Brewers, LA Angels, LA Dodgers, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Houston Astros before returning to his home team, Kansas City, last year.
In the Dodgers, he is familiar with Korean fans by building a starting rotation while eating rice with Ryu Hyun-jin (Toronto Blue Jays).
Greinke, who started 26 games last year and posted a record of 4 wins and 9 losses and an average ERA of 3.68, will remain in Kansas City this year to add strength. 먹튀검증
Among active pitchers, he ranks first in starts (514) and innings pitched (3247), second in wins (223 wins) following Justin Verlander (New York Mets, 244 wins), and third in strikeouts (2882). there is.
According to Baseball Reference, Greinke’s contribution to victory (WAR) against substitute players is 76.4, ranking third among active players after Mike Trout (Angels) and Justin Verlander.