Spencer Watkins is headed to the KBO

Right-hander Spencer Watkins, who played for the Oakland Athletics this season, is headed to the KBO.

“Right-hander Spencer Watkins, who played for the Baltimore Orioles and Oakland Athletics, is expected to sign with a KBO club this week,” said Ari Alexander, a reporter for KPCR2 in Houston, U.S., on Thursday (July 14).

“Watkins has drawn interest from KBO clubs this offseason and has received multiple offers,” Alexander added.

Roch Cubaco, a reporter for Baltimore-based outlet MASN, also reported on social media that “the race for Watkins has been narrowed down to two teams and a decision is imminent.”

Watkins made his big league debut with Baltimore in 2021 and spent this season with Oakland. In 40 career appearances, he is 7-14 with a 5.97 ERA.

After going 2-7 with an 8.07 ERA in his rookie year in 2021, he had a career-high season last year, going 5-6 with a 4.70 ERA. He has started one game this season and suffered the loss. 온라인카지노 In his big league career, he has 200 hits (27 home runs), 102 strikeouts and 51 walks in 164⅓ innings.

Currently, nine teams have yet to finalize their foreign pitching staffs. LG (Casey Kelly), SSG (Robert Duggar), Hanwha (Felix Peña), Lotte (Aaron Wilkerson), and NC (Daniel Castano) have signed one each, while Doosan, KIA, Samsung, and Kiwoom have yet to sign a foreign pitcher.

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