Blue Jays pitcher Arnold Leon signs with KBO league team

(Translated, via SK media/news outlet, sports Hani.co)

Arnold Leon in a Samsung Lions uni.

Blue Jays minor league right-handed pitcher, Arnold Leon (27 years old), will play for the KBO league team Samsung lions this season, an announcement was made just today… overall, the deal is said to be worth at least 500,000 USD (450,000 USD annual salary, plus 50,000 USD signing bonus), on a one-year deal for Leon. Arnold Leon will be used primarily as a starter this season, as replacement for starting pitcher Collin Balester (29 years old) who was just released recently by the Lions, after going just 0-3 in the season, compiling an ERA of 8.03 with just 5 strikeouts.

Prior of the signing, pitcher Arnold Leon played for the Blue Jays minor league affiliate, Triple-A Buffalo Bisons… having an ERA of 2.25, while going 1-0 in 3 games (12 innings pitched) this year… owns an ERA of 3.79 (having a record of 33-26) throughout his minor league career with both the Oakland A’s and Blue Jays. Had a brief stint with the Jays last season, having an ERA of 7.71 in 2 games playing at the Major League level, as a reliever… Arnold Leon currently owns an ERA of 4.66 in the Major Leagues.

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