Park Hyo Joon.
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[Sports Center/Comprehensive Report] The 26-year-old Korean toolman Park Hyo-joon has a lot of ill-fated fate. He was designated as a transfer (DFA) by the Warriors yesterday. This is the third time he has been DFAed by the team this offseason.
The Warriors traded for outfielder Eli White yesterday, and in order to clear space on the 40-man roster, Park Hyo-joon was DFA.
He will have the opportunity to be selected by other teams through the transfer process within the 7-day period, otherwise he will be transferred to the minor leagues, or he can choose to be released as a free agent.
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"Yonhap News Agency" reported that Park Hyo-joon signed with the Yankees in 2014. After making his major league debut in July 2021, he was traded to the Pirates.
Park Hyo-joon played 23 games with the Pirates this year, with 51 at-bats and 11 hits. He had 2 home runs and 6 RBIs. His batting average was 0.216 and his overall attack index was 0.649.
Park Hyo-joon has played second base, third base, shortstop, and right fielder this year.
After the end of this year's season, Park Hyo-joon was traded to the Red Sox after being DFA by the Pirates on November 22.
However, Park Hyo-joon was DFA again on December 13, and he was traded to the Warriors on December 16.
Now, Park Hyo-joon has been DFAed again, and this offseason has allowed him to encounter DFAs 3 times.