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Japanese Yakult closer McGoff returns to the MLB after 8 years

Scott McGoff (33, USA), the closer of the Yakult Swallows in Japan, will return to the big league stage after 8 years.

The Arizona Diamondbacks of the American Major League (MLB) announced on the 16th (Korean time) that they had signed a two-year major contract with McGoff.

Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 5th round of the 2011 draft, McGoff stayed in the minor leagues for a long time. 토토사이트

He made his big league debut in 2015 with the Miami Marlins, but only appeared in six games.

However, he made a successful career after moving to Japan Professional Baseball Yakult in 2019.

He played as a bullpen and closer for four seasons at Yakult, with 232⅔ innings, 15 wins, 8 losses, 80 saves, and an average ERA of 2.94. For the past two years, he has been active as a finishing pitcher to keep the team victorious.