The contract with the San Francisco Giants was officially announced by coach Bob Melvin, who moved to the team despite having one year left on his contract after rumors of a recent disagreement with the general manager were raised.안전놀이터
The San Francisco team officially announced on the 25th (Korean time) that it signed a three-year contract with coach Melvin. A quick contract was reached in just three days after mention of the interview process.
Initially, Coach Melvin was under contract with San Diego until the 2024 season. However, rumors of discord recently circulated, and San Diego allowed Coach Melvin to transfer.
In addition, President Farhan Zaidi, who hired coach Melvin, also received a guaranteed contract until the 2026 season. The system of President Zaidi and Director Melvin was established.
Coach Melvin has deep ties to the Bay Area. As a player, he played for San Francisco for three seasons and had a long tenure as head coach of the Oakland Athletics.
After officially announcing his contract, Coach Melvin said, “Everything was considered and this opportunity presented itself to me. “I felt like this was the right opportunity.”
He also said, “A lot of things happened” during his time in San Diego, but did not directly address the rumors of a feud with general manager AJ Preller.
Coach Melvin, who served as the Major League head coach for a total of 20 seasons until this year, has 1,517 wins, 1,425 losses, and a winning percentage of 0.516.
He has no experience winning a World Series. However, he received the National League Manager Award in 2007 and the American League Manager Award in 2012 and 2018.
San Francisco won the National League West Division championship last year, but fell to fourth place in the division this season and failed to advance to the postseason.
Now, San Francisco is aiming to advance to the postseason again under President Zaidi and Coach Melvin. Attention is focused on what results the new director will produce.