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[Sports Center/Comprehensive Report] Traveler Zhang Yucheng is currently participating in the classic game training in Taiwan. Today he showed a good performance in the practice game. In the evening, it was also reported that he signed a major league contract with the Red Sox According to American journalist Chris Cotillo, Zhang Yucheng's annual salary for the new season will be US$850,000 (approximately NT$25 million), plus incentive bonuses.
The Red Sox also confirmed on their official Twitter earlier that they signed a one-year contract with Zhang Yucheng. In order to include him in the 40-man list, the Red Sox decided to send star shortstop Trevor Story due to a right elbow injury. Placed on the 60-day disabled list.
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The 27-year-old Zhang Yucheng played in 4 teams in the major leagues last year, including the Indians, Pirates, Rays, and Red Sox. He played a total of 69 games, knocked out 35 hits, and hit .208. With 15 RBIs and a .605 OPS, he is now sure to renew his lead with the Red Sox.
The #RedSox today signed INF Yu Chang to a one-year contract for the 2023 season.
To make room for Chang on the 40-man roster, Boston placed INF Trevor Story on the 60-Day IL due to right elbow ulnar collateral ligament repair .
— Red Sox (@RedSox) February 16, 2023