Pitcher Josh Lindblom (36), who played in Korean professional baseball, announced his retirement. Lindblom said on social media on the 13th, “Last season was the last season.”
“Over the past 30 years, 안전놀이터 I have learned more from the game of 안전놀이터 baseball than strike and ball, hit and run, win and loss,” he said. He also said, “Through this letter, I would like to express my gratitude to everyone involved with me, including my friends and family, teammates and coaches, club and field staff, media, fans and children’s fans.”
Lindblom made his MLB debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2011 and went 5-8 with a 4.10 ERA in 114 games over 5 seasons. He joined Lotte in the KBO (Korea Baseball Organization) League in 2015 and recorded 28 wins and 27 losses with an ERA of 4.25 over three seasons before moving to Doosan in 2018.
He played his best performance at Doosan in 2019 with 20 wins and 3 losses with an ERA of 2.50. He ranked first in wins, winning percentage, and strikeouts, and swept the regular season MVP (Most Valuable Player) and Golden Glove in the pitcher category.
After that, Lindblom tried again in the big leagues, but was demoted to the minor leagues after poor performance. He also spent the 2022 season at Triple-A, and chose to retire after his contract with the Milwaukee Brewers ended.