‘2021 NL Cy Young → Strikeout King’ Burns, ‘tears’ for only 900 million won… Salary adjustment lost

Corbin Burns, the main character of the 2021 National League’Cy Youngsang’, lost in an application for salary adjustment that showed a difference of opinion of $740,000 (approximately 946.9 million won).

‘MLB.com’ reported on the 16th (Korean time), 먹튀검증 “Milwaukee Brewers ace Corbin Burns has lost a salary arbitration lawsuit against the club.”

Burns was nominated by Milwaukee with the 111th overall pick in the 4th round of the 2016 rookie draft and started his professional life, and stepped on the big league stage in 2018. Burns began to stand out in his debut season as a bullpen pitcher, pitching in 30 games, going 7-3 with 3 holds and 1 save with a 2.61 earned run average.

Burns suffered a ‘second year jinx’ and suffered greatly in 32 games (4 starts) the following year with 1 win, 5 losses, 4 holds, 1 save and an ERA of 8.82, but in 2020, he went 4 wins and 1 loss with an ERA of 2.11 in 12 games (9 starts). Resurrected. And in 2021, he played an active role with an ERA of 11-5 and an average ERA of 2.43 in 28 games, and was selected as an All-Star for the first time in his life and even held Cy Young at the top of the national league average ERA.

His performance last year was also great. Burns took the mound in 33 games and threw 202 innings while striking out 243 strikeouts, ranking first in the category and posting an ERA of 12-8 with a 2.94 ERA. Burns perfectly performed the role of an ace for two consecutive years, ranking 7th in the Cy Young Award voting in 2022.

Burns, who received an annual salary of $6.5 million (about 8.3 billion won) in 2022, asked for $10.75 million (about 13.7 billion won) after the season. However, Milwaukee offered Burns $10.1 million (approximately 12.8 billion won). Burns and Milwaukee were unable to narrow their $740,000 disagreement, which eventually led to a salary adjustment hearing.

As a result, the salary adjustment committee sided with Milwaukee, not Burns. Although 740,000 dollars is by no means a small amount, it is highly likely that Burns will feel regret because he performed well last season as well as in the ‘Cy Young Young’ season. Burns gets his first free agent status after the 2024 season.

Meanwhile, in addition to Burns, Brady Singer lost to the Kansas City Royals in a salary adjustment hearing that day. Singer, who played 10-5 with a 3.23 ERA in 27 games (24 starts) last year, wanted $3.25 million (about 4.1 billion won), but Kansas City offered $2.95 million (about 3.7 billion won), and the mediation committee raised the hand of

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