Four players, including Moon Sun-jae, Jang Young-seok and Kim Myung-chan, will be released.
The Kia Tigers have begun organizing the team. He released four players in a surprise move.
According to the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) on the 20th, KIA announced a total of four players, including pitchers Kim Myung-chan (29) and Hwang In-jun (30), outfielder Moon Sun-jae (31) and infielder Jang Young-seok (31).
Moon Sun-jae joined LG in 2009 as the 52nd player in the second round of the seventh round and played for LG until 2018. In January 2019, he moved to his hometown team KIA in a one-on-one trade with Jung Yong-woon. He marked a career batting average of 0.244 (175 hits in 718 at-bats) with 21 home runs, 93 RBIs and 115 runs scored in the KBO League. There were no first-team matches this season.
Jang Young-seok wore the Heroes uniform as the third place in the second round of the second round in 2009 and played for Kiwoom until 2019. In January 2020, Park Joon-tae and Kium were traded on the condition that they receive 200 million won in cash and wore KIA uniforms. He batted .230 (248 hits in 1,080 at-bats) with 33 home runs, 160 RBIs and 127 runs scored.
Kim Myung-chan, who played as a left-handed bullpen, joined the Kia Tigers in the 62nd place in the second sixth round in the 2015 rookie draft. He marked one loss and three holds with a 4.40 ERA without a win in 41 games. After last year, he did not appear in the first division this season. Hwang In-jun joined the Kia Tigers in 2018 and posted a record of three wins, one loss and one hold average of 5.16 in 45 games in his career until last year.
A KIA official said in a telephone interview with Star News, “You can see it as part of the team’s cleanup process for some older players.” “We didn’t release it for any other reason, such as causing a stir.”