Reporter Kim Joo-hee = Houston Astros Kyle Tucker (26) lost in an annual salary adjustment with the club.
The Associated Press reported on the 10th (Korean time), “Tucker lost to Houston in the salary adjustment hearing. Tucker will receive an annual salary of 5 million dollars (approximately 6.31 billion won) this year.”
Tucker, who received an annual salary of $764,200 (approximately KRW 960 million) last year, asked for an annual salary of $7.5 million (approximately KRW 9.46 billion) for the 2023 season. The team’s offer was $5 million.
The gap between Tucker and the club was 2.5 million dollars (3.15 billion won), the largest among 33 people who applied for an annual salary adjustment this offseason.
Tucker, who entered the big league wearing a Houston uniform in 2018, recorded a batting average of 0.257, 30 homers, 107 RBIs, 71 points and 25 steals in 150 games in the 2022 season. He was selected as an All-Star for the first time in his career and also had his first Gold Glove. 바카라사이트
He also helped Houston win the World Series.
However, the salary adjustment hearing sided with the Houston club, not Tucker.
Tucker, who received $5 million for the 2023 season, increased his annual salary by more than six times compared to last year, but was unable to meet the desired salary.