Veteran right-hander Zack Greinke (40) accompanies his former team.
Local media such as ‘The Athletic’ reported on the 31st (Korean time) that Greinke has agreed to a one-year contract with the Kansas City Royals.
The size of the contract has not been specifically revealed, but according to ‘MLB.com’, it will be between $8 million and $10 million.
Kansas City is a team with special meaning to Greinke. He was selected in the first round of the 2002 draft, debuted in the big leagues in 2004, and stayed there until 2010.
He returned to Kansas City last season and he performed well, going 4-9 with a 3.68 earned run average, throwing 137 innings in 26 games. Here, he also served as a mentor to lead young starters. 메이저놀이터
Greinke went 223-141 with a 3.42 ERA in 556 appearances over the past 19 seasons in the majors. Among active pitchers, he ranks first in starts (514 games) and innings (3247), second in most wins (223 wins) and third in strikeouts (2882). The baseball reference-based win contribution against substitute players (bWAR) was 76.4, third after Mike Trout and Justin Verlander.
He received Cy Video in 2009 and is a 6-time All-Star, 6-time Gold Glove, and 2-time Silver Slugger.