Foreign hitter DJ Peters, who played for the Lotte Giants last year, wears a Detroit Tigers uniform.
Detroit local media ‘Detroit Free Press’ reported on the 9th (Korean time) that “Peters signed a minor league contract with Detroit.” He also added, “I plan to prepare for the season at Triple A without participating in spring camp.”
Peters, who made his big league debut in 2021, played for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Texas Rangers. He appeared in 70 career games, posting a batting average of .
He hit double-digit home runs (13) while playing for Lotte last year, but his batting average was 2.2 8 Lee (72 hits in 316 at-bats). He was a typical blackmail type hitter. Lotte recruited Jack Rex in place of Peters.
Rex was an asshole. He appeared in 56 games and had an impressive performance with a .
In November of last year, Lotte renewed the contract with Rex for a total of 1.3 million dollars (down payment of 200,000 dollars, annual salary of 1 million dollars, and option of 100,000 dollars). He, who wore a Lotte uniform under the condition of a total annual salary of $ 310,000, decided to accompany him for one more year under the condition of a four-fold increase.
Immediately after signing the contract, Rex said, “I am happy to be with the Lotte Giants in the 2023 season. I look forward to a new season with all team members, including players and coaching staff. ” 스포츠토토