Wilmer Font (32), who played for SSG, signed a minor league contract with San Diego.
The American media’MLB Trade Rumors’ said on the 5th (Korean time), “The San Diego Padres have agreed to a minor league contract with FA (free agent) Font. Font will participate in major league spring training and compete for a roster spot. will do,” he said.
Font is a familiar name to domestic fans as well 토토사이트. This is because in the last two seasons he played for SSG Landers. Font started 26 games in the 2021 season and recorded 8 wins, 5 losses, 145⅔ innings, 66 runs (56 earned), 157 strikeouts, an average ERA of 3.46 and an on-base percentage (WHIP) of 1.09. Font, which performed well, succeeded in renewing the contract with SSG.
He was in better shape for the 2022 season. He started in the opening game and pitched a perfect 9 innings. However, he did not receive the help of the batting line and did not secure the victory. SSG won by scoring 4 points in the top of the 10th inning. Font, who had good momentum, recorded an average ERA of 2.69 WHIP of 0.95 with 170 strikeouts in 28 games, 13 wins, 6 losses, 184 innings, 63 runs (55 earned runs). In the Korean Series, he also appeared in two games and led SSG’s combined victory with 2 wins, 14⅔ innings, 4 runs (4 ERA) and an average ERA of 2.45. Both games recorded Quality Start Plus.
After the season ended, Font told SSG that he would try again in the big leagues and did not renew his contract. And he joins San Diego and takes on a new challenge.
‘MLB Trade Rumors’ said, “Considering that Font has shown a strong performance as a starting pitcher in Korea, it will fill some depth behind the starting rotation, which San Diego is not confident about.” He has the ability to break into the big league rotation if you manage it.”
Font first stepped on the major league stage with the Texas Rangers in the 2012 season. After that, he went through the Los Angeles Dodgers, Oakland Athletics, Tampa Bay Rays, New York Mets and Toronto Blue Jays. His career major league record was 7 wins, 11 losses, 4 holds in 96 games (22 starts), 151⅔ innings, 99 runs allowed (98 earned runs), and an earned run average of 5.82.