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Island League: Mie signs 37-year-old LHP Shigeki Noguchi

by on May.19, 2011 @ 3:03 pm, under Independent

The Mie Three Arrows (Island League plus) announced today that they came to terms with 37-year-old LHP Shigeki Noguchi.  The team is expected to hold a press conference on the 24th to introduce their newest addition.

Noguchi spent 13 years with the Chunichi Dragons (1993 - 2005) and before signing with the Yomiuri Giants in 2006.  He was later released in 2008 and almost managed to sign a minor league deal with the Toronto Blue Jays in 2009, but failed his medical (left elbow).

UPDATE 5/24 @ 11:25pm - Mie held a press conference for Noguchi today.

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Career Stats

G GS CG ShO W L Sv H WPCT BF IP H HR BB IBB HBP SO WP BLK R ER ERA WHIP
281 214 37 15 81 79 2 4 .506 6055 1405.2 1408 132 528 22 39 1122 42 0 638 577 3.69 1.38