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Lotte sends Toshio Saito to Orix for cash

by on Jan.22, 2011 @ 2:14 pm, under NPB

The media learned on the 21st that the Chiba Lotte Marines agreed to send 27-year-old catcher, Toshio Saito, to the Orix Buffaloes for what will most likely be cash considerations.  An announcement of the deal is expected to be made soon.

Career Stats

YR TM G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI SB CS SH SF BB HBP SO GDP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2008 YOK 25 44 39 2 7 0 0 0 7 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 13 0 .179 .200 .179 .379
2009 YOK 20 26 24 1 5 1 0 0 6 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 9 0 .208 .240 .250 .490
2010

LOT

21 31 27 1 5 1 0 0 6 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 11 1 .185 .214 .222 .437
Totals 66 101 90 4 17 2 0 0 19 4 0 0 8 0 3 0 33 1 .189 .215 .211 .426