Report: Padres, Giants, Yankees among clubs vying for Korean star Lee
Korean star Jung Hoo Lee will have plenty of suitors in free agency.
The San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, and New York Yankees are among numerous clubs interested in Lee, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network.
The 2022 KBO MVP was posted Monday, and he'll have 30 days to sign with a major-league team once his negotiating window opens Tuesday at 8 a.m. ET.
Lee is considered one of the top outfielders available on the open market because of his hitting prowess, experience in center field, and age.
The 25-year-old slashed .340/.407/.491 with 65 home runs, 244 doubles, and 515 RBIs over seven seasons for the Kiwoom Heroes.