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Suk-min Yoon | Starting Pitcher

Team: International Player
Age / DOB:  (29) / 7/24/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 190
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
Contract: view contract details

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Orioles released RHP Suk-min Yoon.
The O's will reportedly recover $4.3 million out of the $5.75 million they gave Yoon last February. Yoon will return to his native Korea, where he'll receive $8.1 million on a four-year deal with the KIA Tigers. He never threw a pitch for the O's. Mar 5 - 7:15 PM

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According to Eduardo A. Encina of the Baltimore Sun, right-hander Suk-min Yoon is trying to work out a settlement with the Orioles that will get him out of his major league contract and allow him to play in Korea.

Yoon signed a three-year, $5.75 million deal with the O's last February after nine seasons in the Korea Baseball Organization. The 28-year-old starter posted an ugly 5.74 ERA and 1.58 WHIP in 95 2/3 innings last summer at the Triple-A level. He never made it to the majors, though he's young enough to give it another shot later in his career.
Mar 5 - 12:46 PM

Suk-min Yoon has returned to South Korea.

Yoon scored a three-year, $5.75 million deal from the Orioles last February, but the Korean right-hander posted a rough 5.74 ERA in 95 2/3 innings at the Triple-A level in 2014 and has apparently now ended his pursuit of a major league career. Or at least put it on hold for a bit. The 28-year-old had two years left on his agreement with the O's.
Mar 5 - 9:48 AM

Orioles manager Buck Showalter said that Suk-Min Yoon will not receive an invitation to major league spring training.

Yoon signed a three-year, $5.75 million contract with the Orioles last February, but he posted a 5.56 ERA at the Triple-A level and missed time with shoulder issues. The 28-year-old will have to earn his way back on the radar in Baltimore.
Jan 13 - 3:01 PM

Orioles sent RHP Suk-min Yoon outright to Triple-A Norfolk.

He's now off the 40-man roster. It's been a disappointing year for Yoon, as the Korean import holds a 5.56 ERA at Triple-A and has missed time with shoulder issues.
Sun, Aug 31, 2014 08:45:00 AM

Suk-min Yoon (shoulder) will rejoin Triple-A Norfolk's rotation on Saturday.

Yoon has been on the shelf for nearly a month with a shoulder impingement but is ready for game action again. The Korean import has posted a disappointing 5.76 ERA, 1.47 WHIP and 53/15 K/BB ratio over 75 innings at Norfolk this season.
Fri, Jul 18, 2014 02:00:00 PM

Suk-Min Yoon (shoulder) threw a successful simulated game on Sunday and is close to rejoining Triple-A Norfolk.

The 27-year-old has had a disappointing and injury-riddled season in his first year stateside, registering a 5.76 ERA, 1.47 WHIP and 53/15 K/BB ratio over 75 innings at Triple-A Norfolk. He's unlikely to pitch for the Orioles this season.
Sun, Jul 13, 2014 05:31:00 PM

Suk-min Yoon (shoulder) is scheduled to return on July 19.

The Baltimore Sun's Eduardo Encina said Yoon has started a throwing program in his return from a shoulder impingement. Yoon received a cortisone shot in the shoulder on July 2. When he does return, it will be to the Orioles' Triple-A club.
Wed, Jul 9, 2014 06:29:00 PM

Suk-min Yoon (shoulder) had a cortisone injection Wednesday.

Yoon was placed on the disabled list at Triple-A Norfolk on June 23 with a shoulder impingement. He has a rough 5.76 ERA in 75 innings this season at Triple-A and seems doubtful to make it to the majors in 2014. The 27-year-old right-hander out of South Korea signed a three-year, $5.75 million contract with the Orioles in February.
Wed, Jul 2, 2014 07:35:00 PM

Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Monday that Suk-min Yoon is dealing with a right shoulder impingement.

Yoon, who signed with the Orioles in February, injured his shoulder during the sixth inning of his most recent start on Saturday. He'll skip his next start and get some extra rest before being reevaluated. The 27-year-old owns an ugly 5.76 ERA and 53/15 K/BB ratio in 75 innings over 15 starts with Triple-A Norfolk this season.
Mon, Jun 23, 2014 05:41:00 PM

Suk-min Yoon has been placed on the disabled list at Triple-A Norfolk with a right shoulder strain.

He could be out for a significant period of time. Yoon, who was signed out of the Korean Baseball Organization this winter for three years, $5.75 million, owns a rough 5.76 ERA in 75 innings this season at Triple-A. The 27-year-old doesn't look like a promising prospect.
Mon, Jun 23, 2014 11:53:00 AM

Orioles right-handed pitcher Suk-min Yoon went 5 2/3 innings on Friday, allowing eight hits and two runs (1 earned) for Triple-A Norfolk.

Yoon sports a 9.49 ERA and batters are hitting .417/.462/.633 against him, so the relatively small investment made by the Orioles in the KBO alum looks like it won't have much of a return in the near term.
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 11:22:00 AM

Suk-Min Yoon will make his first start with Triple-A Norfolk on Tuesday.

Yoon, a 27-year-old right-hander out of South Korea, signed a three-year, $5.75 million contract with the Orioles in February. The Orioles want him to get some innings under his belt, but he should contribute with the big club soon.
Tue, Apr 8, 2014 02:38:00 PM

Orioles optioned RHP Suk-Min Yoon to Triple-A Norfolk.

Yoon didn't get enough innings this spring to compete for a major league rotation spot due to work visa issues, so he will open the season in Triple-A. The 27-year-old native of South Korea was signed to a three-year, $5.75 million contract in February and should make his MLB debut at some point this summer.
Wed, Mar 19, 2014 04:49:00 PM

Suk-Min Yoon made his spring debut Saturday with a scoreless inning of relief against the Yankees.

Yoon threw 11 pitches. The first of those came in at 91 mph, but the rest of his fastballs were either 89 or 90 mph on the MASN gun. He also mixed in an 85-mph slider and a 74-mph curve. Expectations are that Yoon will continue to build up his arm in the minors at the beginning of the season. He should get a look in the rotation at some point during the year.
Sat, Mar 15, 2014 03:44:00 PM

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