Josh Lindblom Milwaukee Brewers

Age: 32 (June 15, 1987) | 6' 4" | 240lbs. P-4
Tm Lg YEAR W L SV Hld G GS IP H HR BB SO ERA WHIP Rating BB/9 SO/9 BABIP G/L/F % $4x4 $5x5
LAN AA 2011 1 3 17 0 34 0 42.1 30 3 14 54 2.13 1.04 0.98 3.0 11.5 .292 n/a
LAN NL 2011 1 0 0 0 27 0 29.1 21 0 10 28 2.76 1.06 0.89 3.1 8.6 .277 28/19/53 3 4
PHI NL 2012 3 5 1 0 74 0 71.0 61 13 35 70 3.55 1.35 1.38 4.4 8.9 .269 36/21/44 2 5
TEX AAA 2013 8 4 0 0 20 18 108.0 86 12 31 79 3.08 1.08 1.11 2.6 6.6 .247 n/a
TEX AL 2013 1 3 0 0 8 5 31.1 35 4 11 21 5.46 1.47 1.48 3.2 6.0 .315 36/26/38 -3 -1
OAK AAA 2014 4 3 0 0 17 16 84.0 92 10 26 60 5.79 1.40 1.43 2.8 6.4 .317 n/a
OAK AL 2014 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.2 5 1 2 2 3.86 1.50 1.61 3.9 3.9 .264 12/24/65 -0 -0
PIT AAA 2017 0 2 0 0 17 4 37.2 37 5 8 33 4.06 1.19 1.29 1.9 7.9 .304 n/a
PIT NL 2017 0 0 0 0 4 0 10.0 18 0 3 10 8.10 2.10 1.95 2.7 9.0 .497 39/21/39 -4 -2
Career 5yrs 5 8 1 0 114 6 146.1 140 18 61 131 4.12 1.37 1.35 3.8 8.1 .302 n/a
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Another import of note, Mr. Kim with St. Louis.  Good luck on guessing which name to use:  Gwang-hunh or Kwang-Hunh.

John Thomas Roll2
Jan 30

Ah, bonuses. That makes sense. And yes, $9M guaranteed is a good place to start.

Peter Kreutzer Rotoman
Dec 18 '19

First off, it's a 9.1 million completely guaranteed.  So that's a nice floor to set yourself up with for life. 

Secondly, there are bonuses (though I couldn't find these spelled out anywhere) that take it as high as $18/3 years.

Kent Ostby Seadogs
Dec 18 '19

So, I see a three year deal for $9M and I wonder who won. If Lindblom is good, if he can pitch in the majors, he made a bad deal. But if he can't the Brewers are out really only one year salary for a weak starter. So they don't have much exposure.

That makes me think it's a bad deal for Lindblom. Especially because if he signed for one year for three million and had a good year he'd get about $25M for the next two years.

On the other hand, he washed out of the majors once, and the three year deal for $9M sets him up for life in a smaller but very real way.

As you might guess, these are problems I wish I had.

Peter Kreutzer Rotoman
Dec 18 '19

He added a splitter to his repertoire....a very good splitter. Of the Top-5 starters in Korea, it looks like only two will be back for 2020. Kim has been posted and appears to be heading to St. Louis. Angel Sanchez signed a one-year deal to pitch in Japan with the Giants, and Lindblom. This has been a banner year for NPB/KBO players heading to or returning to MLB. 

Tim McLeod tlmcleod
Dec 17 '19

Josh Lindblom Spotlight

2019 Korean Baseball Organization ERA Leaders

NameAgeTmW  L ERA  IP
Hyeon‑jong Yang31KIA1682.29184.2
Josh Lindblom32DOO2032.50194.2
Gwang‑hyun Kim30SKK1762.51190.1
Casey Kelly29LGK14122.55180.1
Angel Sanchez29SKK1752.62165.0

See 2019 KBO leaders at Baseball-Reference.com

Alex Patton Alex
Dec 17 '19

Signed a three-year deal with the Brewers for $9.125 million.

Alex Patton Alex
Dec 17 '19