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Jung Ho Lee and San Francisco agreed on 113 million

Jung Ho Lee and San Francisco agreed on 113 million

The San Francisco Giants and outfielder Jung Ho Lee have agreed to terms on a six-year, $113 million American League contract, which includes an opt-out option after the 2027 season.

Jung Hoo Lee will receive $7 million in 2024, $16 million in 2025, $22 million in 2026, $22 million in 2027, $20.5 million in 2028, and $20.5 million in 2029. .advertisements

He will also receive a $5 million signing bonus.

Korean Jung Hoo Lee will make a charitable contribution to the Giants Community Fund.Esoic

Donations of $60,000 in 2024, $80,000 in 2025, $110,000 in 2026 and 2027, and $102,500 in 2028 and 2029.

Lee, who will play most of 2024 at age 25, has won the Gold Glove five times (2018-2022).

He was also named KBO Rookie of the Year (2017) and was named Most Valuable Player in his final full season. (2022).

In his 2022 MVP season, Lee batted .349 with 85 runs, 36 doubles, 10 triples, 23 home runs, 113 RBI and a .996 OPS while hitting just 32 runs in 627 plate appearances (142 plate appearances).

His .349 average, 193 hits, 113 RBIs and 10 triples in 2022 were best in the KBO.


He also led the league in average in 2021 (.360), a double in 2020 (49) and a triple in 2019 (10).

Last season, Jung Hoo Lee hit .318 with 23 doubles, two triples, six home runs, 45 RBI, 50 runs scored and an .860 OPS in 86 games for the KBO’s Kiwoom Heroes before his season was shortened due to injury.

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Lee underwent surgery on his left ankle on July 27, 2023.Esoic

This injury ended his season except for a brief appearance in the team’s final match on October 10.

Jung Hoo Lee hit .340 in his career with 581 runs, 244 doubles, 43 triples, 65 home runs, 515 RBIs, 69 stolen bases and an 0.898 OPS in 884 games for Nexen/Kiwoom (2017-2023).

His .340 average is the highest in KBO history among players with 3,000 games played.Esoic


During this year’s World Baseball Classic, Lee appeared in four games for Korea.

In the event he went 6-for-14 with two doubles and five RBIs.

The Giants will hold an introductory press conference for Lee on Friday, December 15 at 1 p.m.Esoic

The conference will be at Oracle Park.