Last November, Guillermo Heredia signed with the SSG Landers, the current KBO champions. The 2021 World Series champion reached an agreement that would pay him $900,000 that and be worth as much as $1 million with some financial incentives for his performance.
In 2022 he played in 74 games with the Atlanta Braves, most of them as a defensive replacement. To be honest on offense he was putrid slashing .158/.220/.342/.562, with 12 runs scored, seven extra-base hits (3 2B, 1 3B and 3 HR) and eight RBIs.
In seven seasons in the majors with five different teams: Seattle. Tampa Bay, Pittsburgh, Mets, and Atlanta. This Monday the Cuban was selected for the fourth time in the season as the left fielder of the KBO Weekly All-Stars.
In six games between June 20 and 25, he got hit safely in five of them, ending a 17 game on base streak. He hit .444 (AB 27; H 12) for the week, with three doubles, one home run, five runs and two RBIs.
June has been Heredia most productive month hitting .364 (88 AB; 32 H), with six doubles, four home runs and 15 runs batted in. In 68 games this season, the native of Matanzas,Cuba now hits .338, placing first the circuit in average and is also second in hits (89). He has hit 24 extra-base hits (16 2B and 8 HR) and is third in RBI with 48, six behind the leader, his teammate Jeong Choi.