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Orix Buffaloes sign Island League pitcher Alex Maestri

by on Jul.04, 2012 @ 6:00 pm, under NPB

The Orix Buffaloes announced today that they signed Alex Maestri to a deal worth an estimated 2.2M yen that is good through to the end of the season.  He was also assigned the number ninety-one.

The Buffaloes see Maestri as a pitcher in the starting rotation.

Source: Sponichi 7/4/2012

Buffaloes' official announcement


See also:

Orix Buffaloes looking to sign Island League pitcher Alex Maestri (includes stats)

4 comments on “Orix Buffaloes sign Island League pitcher Alex Maestri

    1. Gen Post author

      My guess is that they will start him at Ni-gun (minors) and then move him up to Ichi-gun.

      The Buffaloes are scheduled to throw a press conference for Maestri on Friday.

    2. Steve Novosel

      Zunflaz, sorry I didn’t see your comment before I posted mine yesterday. Congratulations on the signing – my criticism was of Orix’s management, not of Alex’s chances.

      Best of luck – as long as it’s not against Lotte :)

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