Dustin Nippert Signed With Team In Korea

Free agent right-hander Dustin Nippert signed with the Doosan Bears of the Korean Baseball Organization according to a report from Naver news services (link in Korean), passed along by the blog True Stories of Korean Baseball. The signing actually occured back in mid-January.

Nippert, 29, spent the last three years with the Rangers, pitching to a 4.91 ERA with 7.1 K/9 and 4.9 BB/9 in 198 innings. He was non-tendered this offseason after posting a 4.28 ERA with 7.5 K/9 and 5.4 BB/9 in 56 2/3 innings in 2010. Nippert spent close to two months on the disabled list last year after getting hit in the head with a batted ball and suffering a concussion.

4 Responses to Dustin Nippert Signed With Team In Korea Leave a Reply

  1. vonhayesdays 4 years ago

    Kim Chee and Korean BBQ. MMM good , and just that much closer to kim jung il. life is good for Nippert

  2. Dats a LONG way from West Virginia, my friend. Good luck!!!

  3. drjayphd 4 years ago

    Naver? That guy still doing the cartoons for their site?

    • Dr. Frank N Furter 4 years ago

      i think he only draws about Korean baseball league now…

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