Welcome to Yakyubaka.com

Softbank Hawks checking out J.D. Durbin and Michael Olmsted

by on Apr.10, 2010 @ 5:53 pm, under NPB

=== 4/19/2010 10:48pm JST

Some more information on their tryouts: Olmsted topped out at 147km/h and did not allow any could-be hits while Durbin topped out at 149km/h and allowed 2 could-be hits.

=== 4/18/2010 9:40pm JST

The Hawks held tryouts for Olmsted and Durbin after their game against the Rakuten Eagles on Sunday.  Olmsted faced 9 batters and struck out 6; Durbin faces 11 batters and struck out 4.  The Hawks will make a decision on their statuses within the next few days.

=== 4/15/2010 3:58pm JST

Durbin arrived in Fukuoka on the 14th, one day behind his original schedule.  Olmsted arrives in Japan on the 15th.  Both players are still scheduled for a tryout on the 18th at Yahoo Dome after the Eagles game.

=== 4/10/2010 5:53pm JST

The Softbank Hawks announced on Saturday that they will be giving pitchers J.D. Durbin and Michael Olmsted a tryout after their game against the Rakuten Eagles on the 18th at Yahoo Dome.

J.D. Durbin - Baseball Cube

Year Tm Lvl W L ERA G GS CG SH GF SV IP H R ER HR BB SO WP WHIP
2009 LAD AA 2 3 2.05 20 5 0 0 13 3 52.2 39 12 12 1 21 34 1 1.14
LAD AAA 0 6 6.43 10 9 0 0 0 0 49.0 55 41 35 6 30 35 3 1.73
MLB 6 6 6.19 23 11 1 1 6 1 72.2 90 55 50 6 43 46 3 1.83
MiLB 56 49 3.71 197 162 2 0 3 962.2 934 460 397 79 389 810 43 1.37

Michael Olmsted - Baseball Cube

Lvl W L ERA G GS CG SH GF SV IP H R ER HR BB SO WP WHIP
MiLB 3 2 2.60 18 14 0 0 0 0 69.1 53 23 20 6 22 73 10 1.09