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Power hitting first baseman Byung-ho Park to be posted by his KBO team

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The Nexen Heroes of the Korea Baseball Organization have announced that they will post first baseman Byung-ho Park.

Park was a teammate of Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang. He’s 29 and hit 52 homers over 128 games in 2014 and posted a Bondisan line of.343/.436/.714 with 53 home runs and 146 RBI over 140 games this season. Now, to be sure, KBO is an extremely hitter-friendly environment -- Kang hit 40 homers himself in 2014 -- but that’s some serious power all the same.

Park will be posted on November 2, and bidding will remain open until 5 p.m. ET on November 6. At that point Nexen will decide if they will accept the top bid. If the bid is accepted, the winning team will have 30 days to work out a deal with Park.