Byung Ho Park has officially signed with the Minnesota Twins for four-years and $12 Million Dollars.
The Minnesota Twins and Byung Ho Park have reached a contract agreement. Byung Ho Park arrived in the United States a few days ago to complete his contract with the Minnesota Twins. Earlier today Ken Rosenthal announced his official contract signing. Park deal with #Twins: Four years, $12M. Agreement first reported by @JonHeymanCBS. — Ken…
After the big free agent pitcher signing we've seen recently, $12 million is barely reportable.  The Twins clearly got a bargain.  Byung Ho park hit .343 with 53 home runs last season in Korea.  Of course these numbers don't translate to Major League Baseball, but he is still worth more than $12 million. Park's contract represents the unfairness of the posting system.  The players has no leverage if they want to come and play in the United States.  With Park approaching 30, waiting was not an option. The Twins will be a team to watch in 2016.

 

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