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Orioles face 7M decision regarding Kim H December 06, 2018 3:07 AM

By : Melissa

The Orioles' me sy spring has gotten a little me sier.South Korean outfielder Kim Hyun-soorefused a demotion Friday to Triple-A Norfolk,his Seoul-based agency said.MORE: A history of clubhouse controversies | Fantasy outfielders, ranked"Kim would like to see his contract Orioles Cool Base Custom Black Jersey honored and executed faithfully," Leeco Sports Agency said in a statement (via Korea's Yonhap News Agency). Colby Rasmus Jersey "He also hopes to receive fair opportunities to continue his career as a major leaguer with Baltimore."About that contract: Under terms of Kim's two-year, $7 million deal, he must agree to any minor-league a signment.His refusal means, barring some sort of settlement, he will be given his outrightreleaseand Baltimorewill be on the hook for the entire $7 million. The Orioles' opening Jim Palmer Jersey day 25-man roster must be set by noon ET Sunday.As the Baltimore Sun noted:Leave it to theOriolesto complicate things.It's a fitting capper to aspring that included a failed attempt to signoutfielderDexter Fowlerand a sticky restructuring of right-handerYovani Gallardos contract.In fairne s to the team, it wantsChristian Walker to be the everyday Manny Machado Womens Cool Base Jersey left fielder, soKim, 28, wouldn't improve as an outfielder by not playing in Baltimore especially since he has been outplayed this spring by Joey Rickard and Nolan Reimold.Kim has hit .182/.229/.182 in 44 plate appearances this spring after starting0 for 23. Last season,he hit .326/.438/.541 with 26 doubles, 28 homers and 121 RBIswith the Doosan Bears of the Korea Baseball Organization, perceived to be a step below Japan's Nippon Kevin Gausman Jersey Profe sional Baseball.


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