The KT Wiz of the Korea Baseball Group have signed right-hander William Cuevas, the group introduced (h/t to Dan Kurtz of MyKBO.internet). He’ll obtain a $450K wage. In a corresponding transfer, the Wiz launched righty Beau Sulser.
Cuevas, who pitched within the majors between 2016-18, had been in Triple-A with the Dodgers after signing a minor league deal in April. He began 9 of 11 appearances for his or her Oklahoma Metropolis affiliate, working to a 6.14 ERA by 44 frames. Cuevas had an honest 22.1% strikeout fee however struggled with house runs within the troublesome Pacific Coast League setting. The Dodgers granted him his launch yesterday, which Triple-A communications director Alex Freedman notes (on Twitter) coincides with the current signing of veteran lefty Mike Montgomery to a non-roster deal.
Whereas the bounce from an American to an Asian skilled league may result in an adjustment for some gamers, Cuevas shouldn’t have a lot bother getting acclimated. He signed with this similar Wiz membership main into the 2019 season and spent three-plus years there. Cuevas was a dependable rotation fixture by 2021, serving to them win the Korean Sequence throughout his third 12 months. An elbow harm led the Wiz to let him go final Could. Now that he’s wholesome, they’ll convey him again to a well-known setting.
Sulser signed with the Wiz final November. The 29-year-old made 9 begins however struggled to a 5.62 ERA by 49 2/3 innings. He struck out a reasonably modest 15.8% of opponents in opposition to a high quality 6.3% stroll fee. The KBO membership moved on shortly as soon as the possibility to reunite with Cuevas offered itself.
Because of this, Sulser returns to the open market and will search out minor league touchdown spots. He has ten video games of main league expertise, all coming final season between the Pirates and Orioles. Sulser has a 5.17 ERA over 179 1/3 frames on the Triple-A degree.