Lotte’s foreign team is finished, and Barnes renews his $1.35 million contract, recruiting Reyes for $950,000

Lotte announced on the 17th, “We hired outfielder Victor Reyes (29) and re-signed Charlie Barnes (28).

Reyes signed a contract for a total of $950,000 including 700,000 guarantees and 250,000 incentives.월카지노

Reyes is a player who can play all outfield positions with 196 centimeters tall and 87 kilograms in weight. He played in 394 games during five seasons in the Major League, recording a batting average of 0.264. In particular, he displayed outstanding contact ability and strong batting production based on his simple swing. In the 2023 season, he also had slugging capability, including 20 home runs at Triple-A under the Chicago White Sox. In addition, he has excellent defensive skills, including strong shoulder and wide field of defense, and can play in all outfield positions.

Reyes, who became a member of the Lotte Giants, said, “I’m happy to join Lotte’s great team,” adding, “I’m very excited about the 2024 season and will do my best to help the team.”

Park Joon-hyuk, the general manager, said, “We hope that Reyes will quickly adapt to the KBO league and play a central role in the team’s batting lineup through his athletic ability and attitude to focus on baseball.”

Barnes renewed his contract for a total of $1.35 million, including 1.2 million guaranteed and 150,000 incentives.

Barnes has won more than 10 games in both seasons in the KBO League, and he has played 356 ⅔s, the second-most in the league. In particular, in the second half of the 2023 season, he ranked first in the league with a 2.05 ERA, showing stable game management.

Barnes, who accompanies Lotte for three consecutive years, said, “I’m very happy to have the opportunity to be with the Lotte Giants once again,” adding, “I want to return to Busan as soon as possible and throw it for the team in front of the fans who send me the best support.”

The club highly appreciated Barnes’ steady ability to play innings and judged that he was a proven left-hander 1 starter who had already adapted in the KBO League.

The Lotte Giants re-signed two proven starting pitchers and completed the formation of foreign players by recruiting hitters to serve as the center of the team’s batting lineup.

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