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[7/25/2015] Yomiuri Giants reach agreement with Alex Castellanos

by on Jul.26, 2015 @ 9:18 am, under NPB
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The Yomiuri Giants announced on July 25 that they reached an agreement twenty-eight-year-old outfielder Alex Castellanos. He was assigned the uniform number ninety-three. He is set to arrive on July 27. A press conference will be held on the same day. According to media reports, the two sides agreed on a deal through to the end of the season worth an estimated 300,000 US dollars.

Source: official announcementSponichi 7/25/2015, Daily Sports 7/25/2015, Daily Sports 7/26/2015Sports Hochi 7/26/2015

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[7/17/2015] Alex Castellanos headed to Japan according to ESPN

by on Jul.17, 2015 @ 3:47 pm, under NPB
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ESPN's Adam Rubin is reporting that Alex Castellanos (28) is headed to Japan. No mention to which team, but the Rakuten Eagles and Yomiuri Giants seem like possibilities.

Source: ESPN 7/17/2015

UPDATE 7/18 @ 7:40am

According to a number of media reports, the Yomiuri Giants were looking into Castellanos and were planning to make an effort to acquire him. A number of other players were on their list, like Carlos Peguero, but Castellanos came out on top.

Source: Sponichi 7/18/2015, Nikkan Sports 7/18/2015, Daily Sports 7/18/2015

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