SEOUL (Yonhap) By Lee Dae-ho = The NC Dinos, a baseball team in the midst of a mid-table race, has made a major move to replace a foreign pitcher .The team announced on Thursday that it “requested a waiver from the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) for Taylor 바카라사이트 Widener and signed Tanner Tully as a replacement player for a total of $200,000.”Widener made his KBO debut the previous day against the Busan Lotte Giants, pitching seven innings of four-hit ball with eight strikeouts and one earned run. However, it was determined that he lacked the dominance expected of a foreign pitcher, and he left Korea without finishing the season. Widener’s record this season is 4-2 with a 4.52 ERA in 11 games. The new foreign pitcher, Tanner, is a 29-year-old left-handed pitcher with a 6-foot-2, 188-pound frame .He throws a 144-148 mph fastball with a slider, changeup, and curveball Tanner was selected by the Cleveland Indians (now the Guardians) in the 2016 Major League Baseball (MLB) draft to begin his professional career. He made his big league debut last year, going winless in three games with a 6.00 ERA .In the minors, he went 44-51 with a 4.18 ERA in 159 games, and this year, he went 5-5 with a 5.64 ERA in 19 games at Triple-A for the New York Yankees. The NC organization decided to use his first name, Tanner, instead of his last name, Tully.NC general manager Lim Sun-nam said, “We appreciated the fact that he is a left-handed pitcher who has been a consistent starter. We look forward to stable game operation as a starting pitcher.” “I’m very happy to join NC,” Tanner said through the club. I’m excited to play in front of these great people on the other side of the world and I can’t wait to get started.” Tanner said he got the advice to go to Korea from Drew Ruchinski, who was an NC ace until last year. “ESPN was broadcasting KBO games during the pandemic, and watching baseball made me realize that I wanted to pitch in the KBO someday. I’m looking forward to the cheers and energy of the KBO fans,” he said.” The goal is to win the NC. I will make sure that all my teammates, including myself, are healthy 바카라사이트 and give our best in every game.” Tanner will join the team as soon as he finalizes the necessary administrative procedures, including obtaining a visa.


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