‘GG 2nd KBO League MVP’ Lindblom retires… “I learned about life through baseball”

 Josh Lindblom (35), who played for Lotte and Doosan, announced his retirement.

Lindblom said on social media on the 13th (Korean time), “A friend of mine asked me before the start of last season, ‘What is it like to finish well?’ I woke up every day thinking about that for 7 months.” “Most of us can’t choose when to end. We can’t write our ending, but what we can write is every moment we don’t know when it will end. We never know when the end will be. I realized this.” .

“To finish well is to live each day thinking about the end. At any moment, you have to do your best,” he said. “For 30 years, I played a game that taught me more than balls and strikes, hits and runs, and wins and losses. It taught me about life. I want to thank everyone who has influenced me.” 바카라사이트

Lindblom, who joined the Los Angeles Dodgers with the 61st overall pick in the second round of the 2008 draft, played for the Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies, Texas Rangers, and Oakland Athletics before stepping onto the KBO League stage in the 2015 season. Lindblom, who joined the Lotte Giants, won double-digit wins in a row in the 2015 and 2016 seasons at Lotte. He did not renew his contract after that, but in the second half of the 2017 season, he returned to Lotte and went 5-3 in 12 games with an earned run average of 3.72.

In 2018, Lindblom made a new nest with the Doosan Bears. Lindblom, who recorded an average ERA of 2.88 with 56 runs (54 ERA) in 26 games in the 2018 season, 15 wins, 4 losses, 168⅔ innings, won the Golden Glove in the KBO League pitching category. In the 2019 season, he achieved a remarkable performance of 30 games, 20 wins, 3 losses, 194⅔ innings, 57 runs (54 ERA) and an average ERA of 2.50, winning the Golden Gloves and winning the KBO League MVP for two consecutive years.

Lindblom started to challenge the big leagues again from the 2020 season. He joined the Milwaukee Brewers. However, he had a bad season in the major leagues. He recorded an average ERA of 5.16 in 12 games (10 starts) in the 2020 season, 2 wins, 4 losses, 45⅓ innings and 26 runs (26 earned). The 2021 season record is 8 games, 16⅔ innings, 18 runs (18 ERA), an average ERA of 9.72. Last season, he didn’t play a single game in the major leagues.

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