After getting released by the Pittsburgh Pirates this weekend to make a transfer to a foreign club possible there are rumors from the Netherlands that Dutch right-hander Rick van den Hurk will join a team in Korea. Honkbalsite.com reports that the Samsung Lions are the possible destination. They won the championship in KBO (Korea Baseball Organization) and were victorious at the Asia Series as well. An official announcement is expected this week. The 27-year-old Van den Hurk has a career ERA of 6.08 in 50 appearances in Major League Baseball.
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