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Rakuten Eagles sign Kelvin Jimenez to a 1-year deal

by on Dec.17, 2010 @ 5:32 pm, under NPB

1/31/2011 5:58pm JST

The Eagles held a press conference for Jimenez at the player's hotel in Kumejima, Okinawa today.

12/18/2010 1:13pm JST

According to a tweet by Christopher Fanta, the contract is a 2-year deal worth US$1.6M.

12/17/2010 5:32pm JST

The Rakuten Eagles announced today that they signed 30-year-old RHP Kelvin Jimenez to a 1-year deal worth 40M yen.  They also assigned him the number 42.

Jimenez spent the past season with the Doosan Bears.

Doosan Bears Stats

W L ERA G GS CG ShO GF Sv IP H R ER HR BB SO WHIP
14 5 3.32 27 0 152 139 65 56 7 87

MLB / MiLB Career Stats

W L ERA G GS CG ShO GF Sv IP H R ER HR BB SO WHIP
MLB Totals 3 0 6.82 49 0 0 0 20 0 66.0 84 51 50 7 32 35 1.76
MiLB Totals 34 46 3.92 287 74 1 1 70 23 742.0 781 398 323 66 266 612 1.41

2 comments on “Rakuten Eagles sign Kelvin Jimenez to a 1-year deal

  1. Kyle

    Is he going to the bullpen? His strikeout totals are super low it seems. He was straight up awful for the St. Louis Cardinals. Fans still bring his name up for a laugh!

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