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Yakult Swallows closing in on deal with Young-Soo Bae

by on Dec.04, 2010 @ 3:52 pm, under NPB

4:46pm JST

A Sports Hochi report says that the only thing that remains is a medical exam for Bae.  Assuming he passes that, the two sides should be ready to make the agreement official some time next week.

3:52pm JST

According to a report filed by Sponichi this morning, the Yakult Swallows are close to signing 29-year-old KBO pitcher Young-Soo Bae.  The Swallows are hoping Bae can help solidify the back-end of the starting rotation.

See also:

Yakult Swallows to turn their attention to Young-Soo Bae?

Young-Soo Bae interested in playing in the NPB?

2 comments on “Yakult Swallows closing in on deal with Young-Soo Bae

    1. Gen Post author

      I think he tops out in the mid-140’s and relies primarily on his slider to get batters out.

      I posted his career stats here.

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