Henry Ramos, 31, who left the KT Wiz after just 18 games, will return wearing a Doosan Bears uniform. Will Ramos be able to overcome his injury and fulfill his expectations as high as he did two years ago.
Doosan announced on the 21st that it signed Ramos for a total of $700,000, including $50,000 in down payment, $550,000 in annual salary, and $100,000 in incentives.헤라카지노
Ramos from Puerto Rico is a batter with KBO League experience. He was hired as a foreign hitter at KT in 2022. Given his switch-hitter power and power, Ramos has high expectations, as he is compared with Mel Rojas Jr., who received the MVP award.
However, he was hampered by the injury. Even less than a month before the opening, he had a major injury that fractured his toe with a dune. The diagnosis took four to six weeks, and KT, which had poor early performance, could not wait and decided to replace it.
Ramos played 18 games for KT, posting a batting average of 0.250, three homers and 11 RBIs with an OPS (on-base plus slugging) of 0.721. Ramos played too few games to determine his success or failure. As such, his first KBO League ended in vain.
Ramos signed a minor contract with the Cincinnati Reds in the Major League last year. Having played 76 games in Triple-A, Ramos had a batting average of 0.318, 13 homers and 55 RBIs, with an OPS of 0.954. As a result, he secured an opportunity by calling up the Major League and played 23 games.
Like Mike Tuckman (former Hanwha Eagles and Chicago Cubs), his performance in the Major League was not impressive, but it was a season that showed that he became at least an “AAAA” player. And Doosan called him back.
Ramos can also play his part in outfield defense. It was an important point for Doosan, which uses Jamsil Stadium as its home ground.
In fact, Doosan had to agonize a lot. Jose Rojas, who was recruited this season, disappointed fans by his performance in the first half of the season, but in the second half, he was close to the best hitter in his team with a batting average of 0.285, nine homers, 32 RBIs and an OPS of 0.895. Given that he has completed adaptation, expectations were high for his second year of the season.
In the end, however, the team decided to replace Ramos. He seemed unstable in defense and decided that Ramos would be able to fill the gap.
It was also burdensome for Rojas to renew his contract after paying more than 1 million dollars last year. In the end, Ramos was hired for less than 1 million dollars, reducing the total amount of foreign players’ ransom. He also blocked the possibility of signing a contract with another KBO league team while maintaining Rojas’ holding rights.
For Ramos and Doosan, the 2024 season has been an important year. Ramos needs Ramos to play well as he needs to perform better this season (ranked fifth).