The Shinano Grandserows (BC League) announced the addition of former Yokohama Bay Star Brandon Mann (28) on Tuesday.
Mann signed a minor league deal with the Washington Nationals that included a spring training invite in January. He decided to return to Japan after he was re-assigned in March. He arrived in Japan on the 11th and started participating in workouts on the 12th.
Shinano has posted the following comment from Mann:
Hello, my name in Brandon. I am happy to have another opportunity to pitch in Japan. I will do my best to help the Shinano Grandserows win a championship.