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Naoya Okamoto signs a minor league deal with Yankees

by on Sep.18, 2010 @ 7:02 pm, under MLB

Former Yokohama Bay Star 27-year-old pitcher Naoya Okamoto apparently signed a minor league deal with the New York Yankees on 8/20 and is set to attend Spring Training.

2010 Stats

Tm League W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB SO GO/AO AVG
OAX MEX 1 2 3.46 15 0 0 0 0 13.0 9 6 5 2 8 8 1.91 .200
CAM MEX 0 0 3.86 6 0 0 0 0 4.2 3 3 2 0 3 4 4.50 .176
Totals 1 2 3.57 21 0 0 0 0 17.2 12 9 7 2 11 12 2.31 .194

Okamoto also pitched for the Marineros de Ensenada out of the Liga Norte de Mexicao League and recorded 20 saves.  His totals with Marineros de Ensenada:

W L ERA G CG Sv IP H ER HR BB SO
2 0 1.50 30 0 20 36.0 18 6 2 19 53