After being named the KBO Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 2023 season, Eric Peddie, 31, returned to Major League Baseball (MLB) to pitch in the final game of this year’s exhibition season.

Pedi started the 2024 MLB exhibition game against the Colorado Rockies at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Scottsdale, Arizona, on May 25 and pitched five innings of two-hit ball, allowing one run.

He threw 81 pitches and was ready for the regular season. He struck out four and walked just one.

Peddy, who went five innings for the first time in his fourth exhibition start, finished the exhibition with a 1-1 record and a 3.86 ERA.

Peddy, who made his big league debut with the Washington Nationals in 2017, is 21-33 with a 5.41 ERA in 102 career MLB appearances.

A former fifth-round pick in the MLB, Pedi dominated the KBO last year with the NC Dinos.

He went 20-6 with a 2.00 ERA and 209 strikeouts. He won the pitcher’s triple crown by leading the league in wins, ERA, and strikeouts, and was named the regular season MVP.

Following his success in the KBO, 안전놀이터 추천 Pedi signed a two-year, $15 million contract with the White Sox to return to the United States.

Pedi is expected to make his first start of the season against Detroit on April 1 at Chicago’s Guaranteed Rate Field.

Peddy was hit in the thigh by a pitch during the game.

“He is complaining of muscle soreness in his right thigh but has avoided any serious injury,” CBS Sports reported, “and will make his scheduled start against Detroit next month.”

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