Byung-Hyun Kim Signs With Pirates

According to Dejan Kovacevic of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Pirates have signed Byung-Hyun KimIt’s a Major League contract worth $850K, with another $1MM in incentives.  He’ll be used only in relief.  The Giants had been interested, but Kim didn’t want a minor league deal with them.

The 29 year-old Kim whiffed 107 in 118.1 innings in ’07, winning ten games.  But he also posted a 6.07 ERA.  He earned $2.5MM for his efforts.


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