Choi Ji-man, will you win over the club again? “ML salary adjustment started.”
First baseman Choi Ji-man (32) who was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates at the end of last year will soon be paid for the 2023 season. Major League Baseball’s annual salary adjustment hearing begins.
The Associated Press reported on the 2nd (Korea Standard Time) that the Major League’s salary adjustment committee made its first verdict this year. About Seattle Mariners reliever Diego Castillo.
According to the report, the Salary Adjustment Commission ruled in favor of Seattle. Castillo asked for $3.225 million, but he received $2.95 million offered by Seattle.
The salary adjustment committee will be held until the 18th. Choi Ji-man’s annual salary for the 2023 season will be decided within 18 days at the latest. A total of 23 athletes will be decided by the Salary Adjustment Committee.
Choi Ji-man wants $5.4 million in annual salary for the 2023 season. Pittsburgh offered $4.65 million. However, they failed to reach an agreement and eventually went through salary adjustment.
Earlier, Choi Jiman went through the salary adjustment committee in the 2021 season. At that time, the Tampa Bay Rays offered $1.85 million. However, Choi Ji-man’s annual salary for the 2021 season is $2.45 million.
Attention is focusing on whether Choi Ji-man will be able to win the club again this time. Choi Ji-man recorded 11 home runs and 0.729 OPS last year.