Kim Hye-sung’s 8th-year salary record is set… Raising the team’s salary contract for the 2024 season has been completed

Kiwoom Heroes announced on the 22nd, “We have completed annual salary contracts with all 44 people (excluding rookies, fostering, military holding, FA, non-FA multi-year contracts, and foreign players) for the 2024 season.”

Kim Hye-sung broke his eighth-year salary record in the KBO League history. Kim signed an annual contract for 650 million won, an increase of 230 million won, or 54.8%, exceeding Na Sung-bum’s previous eight-year salary of 550 million won. It is the highest increase and highest annual salary among those eligible for an annual contract in the team.

Kim Hye-sung led his team’s batting lineup in 137 games last season, posting a batting average of 0.335 (186 hits in 556 at-bats) with seven homers, 104 runs and 57 RBIs. He was the center of the infield and won the Golden Glove Award for the third consecutive year.

Kim Hwi-jip, who recorded the most home runs in the team last season, rose 48.6% year-on-year to 110 million won, making his first billion-dollar salary since his debut. Lee Ju-hyung, who joined in the middle of the season and showed promise, signed an annual salary of 66 million won and recorded a 100% increase rate.

Ha Young-min and Lee Myung-jong, who have added strength to the pitching staff in various positions, have posted increases of W15 million, marking W80 million and W60 million, respectively. Jang Jae-young, who recorded his first start win since his debut last season, signed a W40 million annual contract.

Of the 44 people eligible for the annual salary contract, a total of six people, including one pitcher and five fielders, are paid hundreds of millions of dollars.

The following is the salary contract status for the 2024 season.

BY: 토토사이트

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