Released ‘Samsung-born’ Ruff signs minor contract with San Francisco.
‘Geopo’ Darin Ruff, who played for Samsung Lions in professional baseball, has returned to San Francisco.
According to ESPN on the 9th, Ruff signed a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants of the American Professional Baseball (MLB).
Ruff was released early this month after poor performance after being traded from San Francisco to the New York Mets last year.
Ruff, who was on the verge of retirement, 안전놀이터returned to San Francisco and was able to continue playing on the ground.
Ruff is a familiar player to Korean baseball fans as he played for Samsung in the KBO League for three seasons from 2017 to 2019.
He played in a total of 404 games in the KBO League and achieved excellent results with a career batting average of 0.313, 86 homers and 350 RBIs, then signed a minor league contract with San Francisco in 2020 and returned to the United States.
In 2021, he also played in the big leagues, posting a batting average of 0.271, 16 home runs and 43 RBIs in 117 games.