The Lotte Giants have acquired veteran left-hander Jin Hae-soo (37), who has 152 career saves.

The Lotte Giants acquired pitcher Jin Hae-soo on Sunday in a trade that included a fifth-round pick in the 2025 KBO Baseball Entry Draft.

The 187-centimeter, 85-kilogram left-hander was drafted by KIA with the 50th overall pick in the seventh round of the 2005 secondary draft after graduating from Bukyeonggo. Traded to SK in May 2013 and LG in July 2015, Jin has a 23-30 record in 788 games (573⅓ innings) over 16 seasons with a 4.96 ERA, 152 saves and 469 strikeouts.

He won the 2017 hold title (24) and is third on the all-time hold list behind Ahn Ji-Man (177) and Kwon Hyuk (159). It’s also the most among active pitchers.

He started the year with a 3.68 ERA in 19 games (14⅔ innings) with two holds in the first team,

But ended the season in the second team after being pushed around by LG’s thick bullpen, 바카라사이트 with his last appearance coming on June 7. In the Futures League, he went 1-0 with a 1.61 ERA in 27 games (22⅓ innings) with five saves.

He didn’t have a spot in LG, but Lotte needed him because they couldn’t think of a left-handed bullpen outside of Shim Jae-min and Kim Jin-wook.

Lotte general manager Park Joon-hyuk said, “The goal is to strengthen our left-handed pitching depth, and he is a player who can be used immediately next season. We appreciated the fact that he has played a lot of games and gained a wealth of experience through his conscientious self-management.”

LG, which won its first Korean Series title in 29 years this year, received a rookie designation as it sheds redundant resources. “This trade is focused on securing the club’s future resources,” LG said.

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