Josh Lindblom

Josh Lindblom signs with the Lotte Giants in Korea


Pitcher Josh Lindblom has signed with the Lotte Giants of the Korea Baseball Organization, Nathan Baird of the Lafayette Journal & Courier reports. The deal is for $850,000 with a $50,000 signing bonus.

The 27-year-old right-hander has been well-traveled, having pitched for the Dodgers, Phillies, Rangers, and Athletics since the start of the 2012 season. The Pirates selected him off waivers from the Athletics on December 8 but released him on Friday. He has a career 3.82 ERA with a 121/58 K/BB ratio over 136 2/3 innings.