Left-handed pitcher Thomas Panoni (28, USA), who played for the KIA Tigers in the KBO League in the 2022 season, signed a minor league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers.
According to MLB.com on the 17th (Korean time), Panoni signed a minor league contract with Milwaukee and will attend spring training next year.
Born in Cranston, Rhode Island, USA, Panoni has a height of 185 cm and a weight of 92 kg, and has played for two seasons in the major leagues and nine seasons in the minor leagues.
This season, he appeared in 14 games for the Worcester Red Sox (AAA) affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, going 5-3 with a 4.57 earned run average. 토토사이트
In the minor leagues, he went 43-33 with a 4.09 earned run average in 157 career appearances.
Panoni came to Korea at the end of June after signing a contract with KIA for an annual salary of $300,000 (excluding transfer fee). He showed compliance with 3 wins, 4 losses, an earned run average of 2.72 and 73 strikeouts in 82⅔ innings in 14 games.
Panoni, who contributed to the KIA’s 5th place even in the fierce ranking battle at the end, came out as the second pitcher in the first game of the wild card match against the KT Wiz and scored no runs in 3⅓ innings.
Panoni was praised for his excellent inning digestibility and stable control. However, KIA gave up renewing the contract with Panoni and acquired right-handed pitchers Sean Anderson and Adonis Medina.
Afterwards, Panoni re-challenged the major leagues through a minor contract with Milwaukee