Drew Luchinski (34, Oakland), who left NC and returned to the major league stage, left a farewell message.

Wearing an NC Dinos uniform in the 2019 season and stepping on the KBO League stage, Luchinski served as a key starting pitcher for NC for four seasons. During four seasons, Luchinski recorded an average ERA of 3.06 with 288 runs (249 ERA) in 121 games, 53 wins, 36 losses, 732⅔ innings.

Ahead of this season, Luczynski returned to the major leagues. He signed a contract with the Oakland Athletics. His contract size is 3 million dollars (approximately 3.7 billion won) for one year and 5 million dollars (approximately 6.1 billion won) with a club option. He signed a 1+1 year contract worth 8 million dollars (approximately 9.8 billion won).

On the 27th, NC released a video letter from Luchinski through its official YouTube channel. According to the contents, it was not sent at the request of the club, but a video letter sent by Luchinski directly to the interpreter.

Luchinski said, “Unfortunately, I couldn’t stay in Masan for the 2023 season, but I really wanted to say thank you. First of all, I want to thank the front staff and coaches. They supported me, gave me opportunities, and made me who I am today. Thank you very much. “And the trainers were the hardest-working people in the club. They made me in the best condition so that I could play every week. Without the interpreters who helped me, it was a career I would never have achieved. Both at work and after work. They helped me so hard. That’s why I was able to achieve it. Thank you and I will miss you.”

He continued, “I had so much fun playing with my teammates. I will really miss them. I will cheer for them everywhere and look for matches. I wish everyone success. I hope we can keep in touch and hope that this season will also be good.” Thank you. 스포츠토토

He also expressed his gratitude to his fans. Luchinski said, “Fans, this is all for the fans. They were the best fans and thank you for always supporting me. I love you so much.” . Thank you very much.”

He didn’t hesitate to talk about winning the 2020 season. Luchinski recorded an average ERA of 3.05 in 30 games in the 2020 season, 19 wins, 5 losses, 183 innings, 167 strikeouts and 67 runs (62 ERA). He ranked second in wins, third in winning percentage, third in strikeouts, and fifth in earned run average. He became the first NC pitcher to win against the club before the season. Luchinski’s performance, which led to NC’s first place in the regular season, continued in the Korean Series. He pitched in 3 games (2 starts) and recorded 2 wins, 1 save, 13 innings, 3 runs (1 earned run) and 10 strikeouts with an average ERA of 0.69, contributing to NC’s first unified championship.

Luchinski said, “I was so happy to experience winning the Korean Series in the 2020 season. I wish NC to win more. I was happy because I belonged to NC. It will always be engraved in my heart and I will be a member of NC for the rest of my life.” I miss it. If I get a chance during this spring camp, I want to meet the players in Tucson. I will always be an NC member. NC fighting!”

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