Samsung Lions signs Zach Petrick

Free Agent right-handed pitcher, Zach Petrick, 28 years of age, will be playing his next season in the KBO (Korean Baseball Organization) with the Samsung Lions, an announcement was made just today. According to the report, Petrick already passed his physical and have signed on a one-year deal, an official announcement showing his contract details regarding annual salary will soon be known shortly.

With this acquisition, the Samsung Lions have now fulfilled the league’s 3-foreign player limit quota in Zach Petrick, Anthony Ranuado, and Mauro Gomez (nearing agreement) for the upcoming season.

Zach Petrick (who pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals organization previously) finished his 2016 regular season with the Yokohama DeNA Baystars, of the NPB (Nippon Professional Baseball) Central league posting a record of 3-2, and an earned run average of 5.51 in 15 games played (47.1 innings pitched) last year.

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