‘The Fall of a WS Hero’ Bumgarner finally released from Arizona

April 27, 2023 0 Comments

Madison Bumgarner (34), who shines with an ERA of 0.25 in the World Series, was finally released from the Arizona Diamondbacks.

MLB.com, the official homepage of Major League Baseball, announced on the 27th (hereinafter Korean time) that Bumgarner was released from Arizona and obtained the qualification as a free agent (FA) player.

Now, 29 teams, excluding Arizona, can hire Bumgarner for two years at their lowest salary. Arizona will pay $32.96 million of the $34.4 million remaining for Bumgarner.

Earlier, Arizona designated Bumgarner for transfer. The rapid decline of a World Series hero. Eventually, Bumgarner was finally released from Arizona.

Of course, Bumgarner’s major league career isn’t over. Since he only needs to pay the minimum annual salary for the next two years, several teams are expected to show interest. 크크크벳

Bumgarner, in his 15th year in the major leagues, threw 16 2/3 innings in four games this season, going 3 without a win and posting an ERA of 10.26.

During his time with the San Francisco Giants, he showed top-notch skills, but after moving to Arizona, he recorded an average ERA of 5.23 for four seasons and fell into a below-average pitcher.

Bumgarner was a pitcher who shone more in the postseason than in the regular season. He posted a 2.11 earned run average in 16 career postseason games (14 starts).

In particular, in the 2014 World Series, he was named the MVP with 2 wins, 1 save and an average ERA of 0.43 in 3 games (2 starts).

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