The Doosan Bears have re-signed veteran Yoo Hee-kwan on a one-year contract, finalizing a deal at the very last minute to bring back the fan-favorite pitcher for the 2021 season.
Pitchers Yoo Hee-kwan and Lee Yong-chan are the only unsigned players left in the KBO and the clock is ticking, with spring training already underway and exhibition games set to start in just over a month.
The Doosan Bears have re-signed infielder Kim Jae-ho on a three-year deal, giving the Seoul club a stable presence at the center of its infield despite an unusually high number of players earning free agency this offseason.
The Doosan Bears signed Walker Lockett on a one-year contract at the maximum $1 million, including $250,000 as a signing bonus and $750,000 in annual salary. Lockett joins José Miguel Fernández and Ariel Miranda to complete the foreign player lineup.
The Doosan Bears have re-signed slugger José Miguel Fernández for another year and brought in former major league pitcher Ariel Miranda.
When Park Sei-hyok burst onto the scene to fill the huge vacancy left by veteran Yang Eui-ji in 2019, you would have been forgiven for thinking he just got lucky. A year later, the Doosan Bears catcher has proven that luck has nothing to do with it.
The Doosan Bears have re-signed outfielder Jung Soo-bin on a six-year deal, meaning the Seoul club is now two in, two out in the free agent market. The Bears re-signed Jung on a six-year contract at a maximum 5.6 billion won ($5.1 million).
The Doosan Bears singed a 4 plus 3 year contract with third baseman Heo Kyoung-min at a maximum of 8.5 billion won on Thursday. With the signing, Heo became the first free agent that the Bears have signed for the 2021 season.
With a 4-2 victory against the Doosan Bears on Tuesday, the NC Dinos have won their first-ever Korean Series title with a record of 4 wins and 2 losses.
As the NC Dinos pick up a 3-0 victory against the Doosan Bears, the Korean Series is now back to square at 2-2. After a day off, Game 5 will continue at Gocheok Sky Dome in western Seoul on Wednesday.