Back in 2014, the Padres posted the highest bid for SK Wyverns 26-year-old LHP Kwang-Hyun Kim. The Wyverns accepted the Padres $2 million bid. This gave the Padres 30 days to negotiate a contract with him. The Padres failed to reach a deal with Kim, so he returned to pitch in the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO).
Just a few weeks ago, it was announced that Kim would be posted for MLB teams once again. Kim is now 31-years-old and has been dominant in the KBO for years. Last season, Kim had a 2.51 ERA in 190.1 innings pitched with an 8.