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Bay Stars to chase Shugo Fujii?

by on Oct.21, 2009 @ 9:42 am, under NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters' starter Shugo Fujii earned his FA option during the season and the Bay Stars seem interested in getting him to exercise it so that they can sign him.

The Bay Stars currently have three arms for the rotation -- Daisuke Miura, Hayato Terahara, and Stephen Randolph -- and will likely take a look at all their options for filling out the rest of the spots.  The Sponichi article I've linked to also mentions that the Bay Stars are so desperate for starting pitching that they may be thinking about converting closer/reliever Shun Yamaguchi.

The last time Yokohama signed an FA pitcher was Kenichi Watanabe in 2002.