Korean-American Tommy Edman signs two-year contract with St. Louis… damages from salary adjustment hearing

Korean-American Tommy Edman (28) agreed to a two-year (2024-25) contract with the St. Louis Cardinals.

John Mozeliak, the president of baseball operations for the Cardinals, said on the 23rd (Korea time), “We are happy to announce that we have agreed to a new two-year contract with Tommy. Tommy’s strong basic play, athletic ability and versatility remain valuable assets considered an important part of our team’s identity.”랭크카지노

Edman, a switch-hitter, hit 13 home runs, a team-high 27 steals and a .248 batting average last season, looking at shortstop, second baseman, center fielder and right fielder.

After being selected as a Gold Glove finalist for three consecutive Rawlings NL seasons, he won the Gold Glove Award for second baseman in 2021..

Edman is one of seven switch-heaters in the entire major league with more than 100 hits in each of the last three seasons (2021-23).

He hit .265 with 53 homers, 222 RBIs and 106 stolen bases. His 89 stolen bases over the past three seasons are tied for second in the major leagues behind Ronald Acuna Jr. (119), along with Trea Turner and Starling Marte.

St. Louis and Edman failed to adjust their salaries and were supposed to go through a hearing, but they agreed before the hearing. Details of the contract were not known.

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