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[BC League] Shinano announces addition of Brandon Mann

by on Apr.17, 2013 @ 2:52 pm, under Independent

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.

Source: Sponichi 4/17/2013, official announcement, official tweet (with photo)