Tag: Yeong-suk Yi

Long-time Nomads Hitting Coach Rumored to be on Chopping Block

(GAME DATE AUG. 29, 2019) — Corey Normore, the long running hitting coach for the Toronto Nomads, is said to be facing unemployment after the 2019 season, despite the team producing one of its best seasons in years.

Normore, who started with the AAA-level Brampton Longhorns in 2010, is in his fourth season with the Nomads as hitting coach. The team has seen steady hitting improvement since 2016 when he was promoted out of the minor league system.

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Calgary Nabs Yi for 1 Year Deal

The Calgary Inferno have signed veteran free agent right-hander Yeong-suk Yi to a one-year contract worth $2.6 million.

Free agent signings and trades have been brisk, and Calgary has been fully involved this week, picking up Takahide Higuchi, an international free agent, on Friday, and executing a trade with Arizona last Wednesday that saw the Inferno send Yasuhiro Matsumoto to Arizona for a minor league pitcher. Continue reading “Calgary Nabs Yi for 1 Year Deal”

$9,400,000 Lands RP Yi for Tidals

Yeong-suk Yi signed with California for 1 year, becoming the 5th highest paid reliever in the BL

The euphoria surrounding a big name deal can sometimes overshadow the deal itself. Occasionally a team will mortgage its future to make a big splash, though no one in California was worried about that today as the club finalized terms with Yeong-suk Yi. Continue reading “$9,400,000 Lands RP Yi for Tidals”