Professional baseball KIA Tigers finally completed a free agent (FA) contract with infielder Kim Sun-bin (34).The KIA club announced on the 4th that it signed a contract with Kim Seon-bin for a total of 3 billion won, including a contract fee of 600 million won, an annual salary of 1.8 billion won, and an option of 600 million won, for a three-year contract period.Kim Sun-bin signed a long-term contract as the second free agent after signing a contract with KIA in 2020 for a total of 4 billion won over four years, including 1.6 billion won in down payment, 450 million won in annual salary, and 600 million won in options.
Kim Sun-bin, who joined KIA in 2008 and has always worn only a Tiger uniform, has played in 1,509 games and recorded 1,506 hits, a batting average of 0.303, 564 RBIs, and 149 assists. Last season, he had a high batting average of 0.320, 134 hits, and 48 RBIs, and he also showed excellent leadership by leading the players as captain for the past two years.Kim Sun-bin said through the club, “More than anything, I wanted to remain at KIA. I am grateful to the club for offering good conditions, and I am happy to continue to hear the cheers of Tigers fans.”He continued, “I will concentrate on exercising until the season and do my best to help the team grow into a consistently strong team. Although I have stepped down from the position of captain, I will take responsibility as a senior player and do my best to help the team stand at the top of fall baseball.” He showed determination.KIA general manager Shim Jae-hak said, “Kim Sun-bin is an essential player for the team. As he is a franchise player who has consistently played for the Tigers as a one-club man, we entered into negotiations with the mindset that we had to capture him unconditionally.” “I expect it will be a great 슬롯게이밍 addition to the team’s strength,” he said.