2020 MVP ROJAS RETURN TO HOMETOWN TEAM KT WITH $900,000 CONTRCT

Mel Rojas Jr. (33), the 2020 KBO Most Valuable Player (MVP), has returned to his hometown team, the KT Wiz.On July 7, KT announced that it had signed Rojas Jr. for a total of $900,000.After signing with KT, Rojas said, “I’m happy to wear a KT uniform again,” and added, “I had a lot of good memories playing for KT, and I wanted to come back. I’m looking forward to seeing my teammates and fans again.”Rojas Jr. was a foreign-born hitter who led KT’s batting order from 2017 to 2020. He hit in the triple digits in all four seasons and hit double-digit home runs, winning the regular season MVP in 2020 with a .349 batting average (3rd), 47 home runs (1st), 135 RBI (1st), 116 runs scored (1st), and a .680 slugging percentage (1st).

He moved on to play for the Hanshin Tigers of Nippon Professional Baseball, but was released after two seasons of hitting just .220 with 17 home runs.Rojas Jr. continued to play in the Mexican League and the Dominican Winter League this year.”We watched Rojas when he was playing in other leagues,” said KT general manager Nado Hyun, 카지노사이트킹 “and we thought he was still competitive.”

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