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Two former NBPers find homes in the MLB

by on Jan.13, 2010 @ 1:42 pm, under MLB

Kazuo Matsui started up his training on Monday and worked out for about 2 hours.  His workouts included weight training, playing catch, and soft toss batting practice.

Matsui told reporters that his main goal in 2010 was to go the whole season without committing any errors.  He also has his sights set on appearing in at least 150 games games.

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Ichiro training on Monday consisted of running around in a hilly area near Skymark Stadium.  He didn't spend any time at the Stadium.

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Former NPBers

...Former Hiroshima Carp Scott Dohmann signed a minor league deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

...Former Yokohama Bay Star Dan Johnson signed a 1-year deal, worth about $500,000, with the  Tampa Bay Rays.