Lotte Giants pitcher Na Won-tak (28), who was expected to be the “second Na Kyun-an” as she transitioned from catcher to pitcher, announced her retirement.

On the 30th, Round Table Na announced the news of his retirement on his Instagram, saying, “Through a meeting with the club, as of May 23, his contract has been terminated with an arbitrary termination.”

Na Won-tak, born in 1994, entered professional baseball by being named 19th overall in the 2nd round by the Samsung Lions in the 2017 KBO Rookie Draft. Na Won-tak has an excellent throwing ability and a strong shoulder, raising expectations as a promising catcher. However, after playing for Samsung in the 2017 season, he moved to Lotte in the 2018 season.토토사이트

Lotte Giants pitcher Na Won-tak announced his retirement from active duty after an interview with the club on the 23rd, terminating his contract with an arbitrary termination. The appearance of Na Won-tak at the time of his activity. Courtesy of Lotte Giants

Na Won-tak recorded only 1 RBI with a batting average of 0.167 (8 hits in 48 at-bats) in 33 games in 3 seasons. Na Won-tak switched from catcher to pitcher in 2021. However, even after becoming a pitcher, Na Won-tak only played 8 2/3 innings in 10 games in the 1st team stage for 3 seasons.

Na Won-tak said, “I changed positions to become the players needed by the club as an outfielder, first baseman, and pitcher, but I have felt the pain of not being able to produce results and the regret of being a catcher in a corner of my heart.” This is how I chose to retire as a player,” he said, explaining the reason for his decision to retire.

Na Won-tak said, “I will not forget the fans who have supported me all this time,” and said his last goodbye to the fans.

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