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[12/20/2013] Seibu Lions announce additions of Bowden, Reynolds, Ransom, and Lopez

by on Dec.20, 2013 @ 7:00 pm, under NPB

The Seibu Lions announced today that they came to terms with four new foreign players: Michael Bowden (27), Greg Reynolds (28), Cody Ransom  (37), and Porfirio Lopez (23).

Bowden signed a one-year deal worth an estimated 800,000 US dollars and was assigned the number twenty-six.  He is a candidate to close.  Reynolds signed a one-year deal worth an estimated 800,000 US dollars and was assigned the number forty-two.  He is a candidate for the starting rotation.  Ransom signed a one-year deal worth an estimated 900,000 US dollars and was assigned the number six.  Lopez signed an Ikusei contract worth an estimated 60,000 US dollars and was assigned the number 122.

Randy Williams and Abner Abreu (Ikusei contract) will also be returning next season.

Source: official announcement, Daily Sports 12/20/2013

[UPDATE 12/21 @ 7:23pm]

Williams signed for an estimated eighty-three million yen and Abreu for an estimated 6.8 million yen.

Source: Sports Hochi 12/21/2013

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