Right-hander Senga Kodai (30), who signed a five-year, $75 million contract with the New York Mets, also turned out to be having a rough physical process.
On the 3rd (Korean time), the ‘New York Post’ introduced Senga’s behind-the-scenes story during his contract.
They have a fastball with a maximum speed of 100 mph and a forkball called “Ghost Pitch,” and the reason he signed for a little more than Taihuan Walker with a 2.59 ERA and five championship rings in Japan is because of his physicality. did. 메이저사이트
According to this, Senga’s physicality was able to pass thanks to “an unseen concerted effort from both sides.” First of all, I prevented the contract from being distorted like Carlos Correa.
Senga pitched in 224 games and pitched 1089 innings in 11 seasons at Softbank, a Japanese professional baseball team. Pitcher’s arms wear out the more you use them, so there’s nothing wrong with them.
There have been cases in the past where pitchers from Japanese professional baseball had an impact on their physical condition during the contract process. Kenta Maeda signed an eight-year, $25 million guaranteed contract with the Dodgers ahead of the 2016 season, but it was later revealed that his elbow condition had an effect. He pitched 762 innings in 169 games over six seasons before undergoing Tommy John surgery.
The New York Post reported that the Mets are confident that Senga will be able to pitch healthy for the 2023 season.