The NC Dinos signed foreign pitcher Wes Parsons on Monday. Parsons agreed to a one-year contract at $600,000. Of his total contract, he will receive $80,000 in signing bonus, $320,000 in guaranteed salary and $200,000 in incentives.
Na Sung-bum, who was hoping to head to the major league after the 2020 season through posting system, failed to find a big league club to sign within the 30-day signing period. Due to this, he will have no choice but to return to the NC Dinos.
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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.
With a 5-4 victory, the Doosan Bears squared the Korean Series to 1-1 against the NC Dinos. Game 3 will resume on Friday, once again at Gocheok Sky Dome in western Seoul.
Starting Tuesday 6:30 p.m., the long-awaited 2020 Korean Series will finally kick off at Gocheok Sky Dome in western Seoul. It'll be between the Doosan Bears and the NC Dinos this year competing for the Korean Series title.
Having earned the regular season title for the first time in the club’s history, the NC Dinos have their sights set on winning the Korean Series as well this year.
The tumultuous 2020 KBO regular season came to a dramatic end on Sunday night with the NC Dinos taking the title, followed by the Kt Wiz, Doosan Bears, LG Twins and the Kiwoom Heroes taking the other playoff spots.
The NC Dinos have claimed their first ever pennant and the No. 2 LG Twins, No. 3 KT Wiz, No. 4 Kiwoom Heroes and No. 5 Doosan Bears are all guaranteed a spot in the playoffs, but how easy their postseason journey will be has not yet been decided.