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[12/20/2014] Seibu Lions, Nippon Ham Fighters

by on Dec.21, 2014 @ 2:08 am, under NPB

Seibu Lions

  • The Lions have finished adding players from the foreign market for the time being. They will have six foreign players under contract in 2015: Ernesto Mejia (29), Miguel Mejia (26), Esmerling Vasquez (31), Chun-Lin Kuo (22), Wade LeBlanc (30), and Anthony Seratelli (31). Source: Sponichi 12/20/2014, Nikkan Sports 12/20/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Keith Werman spent time working with Nippon Ham this year. The Fighters are planning to put him in charge of international relations, effective January 1. He will be based out of San Diego and will work in cooperation with the Padres under the organization's partnership agreement. His job will include gathering information, handling negotiations, and being the Fighters' main contact in the United States. He will also assist Nippon Ham's two US-based scouts. Source: Nikkan Sports 12/20/2014