“Lee Jeong-hoo alone lacks power” SF discusses contract with Solaire, a slugger with a total of 170 home runs

The San Francisco Giants, with whom Lee Jeong-hoo (25) recently joined, are discussing a contract with slugger Jorge Solaire (32, Miami Marlins) to strengthen the team’s batting lineup.

MLB.com reported on the 6th (Korean time) that San Francisco is negotiating with Solaire.

San Francisco, which ranked 19th out of 30 major league clubs last year with 174 team home runs, plans to strengthen its batting lineup by recruiting Solaire. Last season, the team’s top home run hit was Wilmer Flores’ 23 home runs.

Solaire, who debuted in the Major League in 2014, has played in 870 games and has a batting average of 0.243, 170 home runs, and 452 RBIs.

He hit 48 home runs in 2019 while playing for the Kansas City Royals, recording the most home runs in a season in his career. Last season, he hit 36 ​​home runs for Miami and earned his first All-Star selection.

MLB.com said, “San Francisco recruited Lee Jeong-hoo and Tom Murphy this offseason, but these are not players who can improve the power of the team’s batting lineup,” and added, “San Francisco needs a stronger batting lineup to compete in the National League West Division, so Solaire “It is natural to show interest,” he explained. 섯다

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