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Yokohama Bay Stars add Chris Bootcheck

by on Dec.17, 2009 @ 6:09 pm, under NPB

The Bay Stars announced on Thursday that they signed Chris Bootcheck to a 1-year deal worth 50M yen plus incentives.

Bootcheck is a 31-year-old right-handed pitcher that has spent time in the Angels' and Pirates' organzations.  The Bay Stars are likely looking for Bootcheck to provide some help in the pen, possibly as the team's closer.

2009 Season

Org Lvl W L ERA G GS CG SH GF Sv IP H R ER HR BB SO WP WHIP
PIT AAA 3 2 3.37 40 0 0 0 32 20 42.2 40 16 16 1 7 55 0 1.10
PIT MLB 0 0 11.05 13 0 0 0 3 0 14.2 16 18 18 1 9 13 0 1.70

Career

Lvl W L ERA G GS CG SH GF Sv IP H R ER HR BB SO WP WHIP
MLB 3 7 6.54 90 3 0 0 32 1 147.1 178 111 107 19 64 105 10 1.64
MiLB 57 44 4.73 231 128 12 2 56 22 894.2 1019 545 470 97 302 655 34 1.48

Baseball Cube

=== UPDATE 12/18/2009 12:43pm JST

Bootcheck was assigned the number 27.

And it looks his salary next season will be about 49.5M yen ($550,000) plus incentives.

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