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[12/14/2013] Sanspo: Yakult Swallows could be close to signing Chris Carpenter

by on Dec.14, 2013 @ 8:50 pm, under NPB

According to a report by Sanspo, the Yakult Swallows could be close to signing twenty-seven-year-old Chris Carpenter.

"We are talking [to Carpenter].  We expect to sign him within the next few days," team official Masayuki Okumura said to Sanspo.

The Swallows see Carpenter as a possible candidate to close.  They could make an announcement some time early next week.

Source: Sanspo 12/14/2013

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Career Totals

Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP
2008 22 CHC A-,Rk 4 2 .667 4.64 11 7 0 0 0 0 33.0 34 23 17 2 23 0 25 2 0 2 155 1.727
2009 23 CHC A,AA,A+ 6 7 .462 2.82 27 27 0 1 1 0 130.2 100 50 41 5 52 1 118 6 1 5 540 1.163
2010 24 CHC AA,AAA 8 6 .571 3.41 26 26 0 0 0 0 134.2 137 65 51 8 57 2 112 7 0 12 584 1.441
2011 25 CHC AAA,AA 3 4 .429 5.91 32 0 14 0 0 2 42.2 42 31 28 5 27 1 34 4 0 7 195 1.617
2011 25 CHC NL 0 0   2.79 10 0 1 0 0 0 9.2 12 3 3 1 7 1 8 0 0 2 47 1.966
2012 26 BOS AAA,Rk,AA,A 1 0 1.000 2.08 21 4 11 0 0 4 21.2 11 5 5 1 10 0 25 1 0 2 85 0.969
2012 26 BOS AL 1 0 1.000 9.00 8 0 3 0 0 0 6.0 7 6 6 1 10 2 2 0 0 2 34 2.833
2013 27 BOS AAA,A- 0 2 .000 4.62 34 1 14 0 0 0 50.2 54 29 26 3 30 0 54 6 0 8 238 1.658
MLB Totals 1 0 1.000 5.17 18 0 4 0 0 0 15.2 19 9 9 2 17 3 10 0 0 4 81 2.298
MiLB Totals 22 21 .512 3.66 151 65 39 1 1 6 413.1 378 203 168 24 199 4 368 26 1 36 1797 1.396