July 28, 2021

Going Posted: The Angels’ 2020 NPB and KBO Options (Halos Heaven)



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The Angels need more than Gerrit Cole, and once again could find some answers across the Pacific.

We all know the Angels need pitching, pitching, and more pitching if they’re going to have a chance next year. Gerrit Cole is at the top of everyone’s list for the Angels, including mine, but they’re going to need still more than that to couple with Shohei Ohtani.

Names like Wheeler, Gibson, Hamels, and more have been discussed when it comes to established veterans, but what about the posting market? As we’ve come to expect in recent years, there are some options from our friends in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) and the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) that are worth considering. Two of them are probably back-end starters, which is just the type of thing we’ll need to round out our hopefully Cole-Ohtani-Heaney-some-other-guys rotation next year. Scroll on down to find out more.

Kwang-hyunh Kim ( SK Wyverns)

Kwang-hyunh Kim is a lefty that leads this year’s class of MLB posting imports from across the Pacific. He’s an established star in the Korea Baseball Organization, debuting at age 18 in 2007 and spending his entire career to this point…

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