[땡큐뉴스 / 이근우 기자] Yang Hyun-jong (33, Texas Rangers) was designated as a transfer designate (DFA) one day after being relegated to the minor leagues.
Before the match against the Houston Astros in the 2021 season to be held at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, USA on the 16th (Korean time), Texas said, “To include outfielder Willie Calhoun, who has returned from injury, in the 40-man roster, Hyun-Jong Yang has been assigned as a transfer designation. do,” he said.
The DFA can transfer if there is a club they want to sign for within a week, and after this period, they are transferred or released from the minor leagues and become a free agent (FA). In June, Yang Hyun-jong was also subjected to DFA action. At that time, they did not return to the KIA Tigers, but were transferred to Round Rock Express.
This is his second DFA alone this season. Yang Hyun-jong posted an ERA of 5.60 in 12 MLB games (4 starts) without winning 3 losses and a season ERA. They didn’t even win in the minor leagues. Heading to the end of the season, Yang Hyeon-jong has lost his position.
Recently, he took the big league roster due to the novel coronavirus infection (Corona 19), but on the 14th he was sluggish with 2 runs in 2⅓ innings, 4 hits (2 homers) and 2 runs against Houston. Yang Hyeon-jong, who was relegated to Triple-A the day before, was removed from the 40-man roster as a result of the DFA.