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Rakuten Eagles sign RHP Brandon Duckworth

by on Jul.30, 2012 @ 4:40 pm, under NPB

The Eagles announced today that they signed RHP Brandon Duckworth (36).  He has been assigned the number thirty-six and his contract will be worth an estimated 15M yen.

Duckworth also reported to the Ni-gun facilities on Sunday for his first day of workouts.  The Eagles held a press conference for him at Kleenex Stadium earlier today.

If things go well, Duckworth could make it to the active roster some time in mid-August.

Source: Sports Hochi 7/30/2012Official team announcement, Sponichi 7/30/2012