Hyang-Nam Choi 6-2 190 BR TR Born- March 29, 1971 in Kwagju, Korea Year team w-l era gm gs in h bb so whip 2006 Buff 8-5 2.37 34 11 106 96 35 103 .122The St. Louis Cardinals reportedly Choi to a monthly contract worth around $7500 per month tis spring. Choi was coming off a season in which he posted a 3.58 ERA with nine saves in 50.1 innings for the Lotte Giants. It was his first season as a reliever having previously worked as a starter.
Choi was close to reaching a minor league deal worth $70,000 with the Cardinals. But earlier the Giants said they wouldn't simply let Choi walk away as a free agent and wanted to put him through the posting system. Then the Cardinals submitted a winning bid of $101.
However, the Cardinals released Choi during spring training and he Dodgers signed him as a ree agent.
Seanez signed with Angels
Veteran right-handed reliever Rudy Seanez, 40, has reached an agreement with the Los Angeles Angels pending a physical examination. This will be Seanez's fourth tour of duty in the Los Angeles area as he has pitched on three occasions for the Dodgers.
Seanez has pitched professionally for 22 years after being drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the fourth round of the 1986 amateur player draft. He made his major league debut on Sept. 7, 1989 against the Toronto Blue Jays, making this potentially his 20th major league campaign.
"Rudy's arm looks great," Angels manager Mike Scioscia told the Los Angeles Times. "The ball came out of his hand really well. He's going to need some time. It's not like you're going to see him here in a week or two."
Seanez has also played for the San Diego Padres, Atlanta Braves, Texas Rangers, Boston Red Sox, Kansas City Royals, Florida Marlins and last season won his first World Series ring as a Philadelphia Philly.