Foreign hitter Mike Tuckman (33), who played for the Hanwha Eagles last year, has a chance to try again in the big leagues.
According to the report of the American sports media ‘MLB Trade Rumors’ on the 14th (Korean time), Tuckman signed a minor contract with the Chicago Cubs and participates in the spring camp as an invited player.
Tuchman made his big league debut with 스포츠토토 the Colorado Rockies in 2017 and played for the New York Yankees and San Francisco Giants. He appeared in 257 career big league games, batting .
In 2019, when he was with the New York Yankees, he hit 13 home runs, setting the record for most home runs in a single season.
Having signed a contract with Hanwha last year, he participated in all games and recorded a batting average of .289 (166 hits in 575 at-bats), 12 homers, 43 RBIs, 88 points and 19 stolen bases. Although his team’s performance was in last place, Tuckman’s performance stood out. In particular, he ranked first in the most hits on the team with 166 hits.
Looking at the results alone, the possibility of renewing the contract seemed high, but Hanwha signed with Brian O’Gredi (outfielder) instead of Tuckman.