Free Agent right-handed pitcher, Alexi Ogando, 33 years of age, will be playing his next season in the KBO (Korean Baseball Organization) with the Hanwha Eagles, an official announcement was made just today. According to the report, the contract details for Ogando was said to be on a one-year deal that is worth an estimated 2.15 billion Won (1.8 million USD in annual salary), he will be used, also, primarily as a starter for the Hanwha Eagles this KBO league season.
With 2 foreign players now in the active roster in Alexi Ogando, and Wilin Rosario… the Hanwha Eagles still need at least one more foreign player to fulfill the league’s 3-foreign player limit quota for the upcoming season.
The Dominican born Alexi Ogando played for 7 years there at the Major league level (with the Texas Rangers, Boston Red Sox, and Atlanta Braves respectively). He currently owns a record of 33-18, and an earned run average of 3.47 in 283 games played (503.1 innings pitched) in his career, primarily as a reliever. He finished his 2016 regular season campaign with the Atlanta Braves with a record of 2-1, and an earned run average of 3.94 in 36 games (32 innings pitched) last year, as a reliever.