Korean Foreign Player List

Courtesy of MyKBO.net these are some of the foreign players so far who have signed with Korean teams. So far the Koreans are not taking advantage of signing any players directly from Cuba.

Samsung Lions

Alfred Figaro and Yamaico Navarro. They are allowed to sign one more pitcher

Nexen Heroes

Andy Van Hekken, Ryan Feierabend and Brad Snyder.

NC Dinos

Charlie Shirek, Eric Thames, Eric Hacker - don’t know if their expansion tag has been removed. As an expansion team they would be eligible to sign one more pitcher.

LG Twins

Lucas Harrell, Henry Sosa and Jack Hannahan

Lotte Giants

Jim Adduci, Brooks Raley and Josh Lindblom

Kia Tigers

Philip Humber, Bret Pill and Josh Stinson

Hanwha Eagles

Shane Youman, Mitch Talbot and Nyjer Morgan

KT Wizards

Phil Irwin, Andy Marte, Chris Oxspring and Andrew Sisco - extra player for being an expansion team

SK Wyverns

Merril Kelly and Travis Banwart - eligible to sign one more position player

Doosan Bears

Yunesky Maya and Dustin Nippert - eligible to sign one more position player.

Dustin Nippert appears to be the highest salaried foreign player with a salary of $1.5 million. Korea eliminated the salary cap for players but KBO teams are still hesitant to disclose full salary of foreign players. Perhaps it is the fear it will raise the price tag for their domestic players.

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