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[9/2/2014] Chunichi Dragons to part ways with Alexis Gomez

by on Sep.02, 2014 @ 7:54 pm, under NPB
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The Chunichi Dragons announced that they informed thirty-six-year-old outfielder Alexis Gomez that they were not going to offer him a contract for next season. They filed paperwork to place Gomez on waivers earlier today.

The Dragons released the following comment from Gomez:

"I am grateful to the fans that supported me. In my mind, Dragons' fans are number one. I will be leaving Japan, but the fight will continue. Please keep cheering for the Dragons."

Source: official announcement

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[2/26/2014] Chunichi Dragons News and Notes

by on Feb.27, 2014 @ 4:20 am, under NPB
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Name Date Swings Notes
Shuhei Takahashi 2/25   Batting practice scrimmage; faced Daniel Cabrera and Daisuke Yamai; went 0-for-4; broke two bats.  Nikkan Sports 2/26/2014
Name Type Date NP Notes
Kenshin Kawakami Bullpen 2/26 88 Nikkan Sports 2/26/2014
Katsuki Matayoshi Bullpen 2/26 67 Sanspo 2/26/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/26/2014

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Alexis Gomez started feeling tightness in his back during practices on the 25th.  He did not attend workouts on the 26th and was examined at a hospital.  Tests did not reveal anything anything serious.  He is considered day-to-day.

Source: Sanspo 2/26/2014, Sponichi 2/26/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/26/2014

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[12/12/2013] Chunichi Dragons announce addition of four new foreign players

by on Dec.12, 2013 @ 3:50 pm, under NPB
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The Chunichi Dragons announced that they came to terms with Anderson Hernandez (31), Alexis Gomez (35), Nelson Payano (31), and Leandro Mella (23).  Hernandez, Gomez, and Payano will be added to the seventy-man roster.  They have been assigned the number 00, 44, and 47, respectively.  Mella will be an Ikusei player and has been assigned the number 205.

Source: official announcement

Contract terms, according to Sports Hochi:

Hernandez - one-year deal worth an estimated 300,000 US dollars

Gomez - one-year deal worth an estimated 100,000 US dollars

Payano - one-year deal worth an estimated 250,000 US dollars

Mella - Ikusei contract worth an estimated 50,000 US dollars

Source: Sports Hochi 12/12/2013

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[12/6/2013] Chunichi to sign Alexis Gomez, Nelson Payano, Anderson Hernandez

by on Dec.06, 2013 @ 12:33 pm, under NPB
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According to a number of reports, the Chunichi Dragons will be signing the following three players to one-year contracts: outfielder Alexis Gomez (35), pitcher Nelson Payano (31), and infielder Anderson Hernandez (31).  Gomez's contract will be worth an estimated ten million yen.  Payano and Hernandez will each likely sign for an estimated twenty-five million yen plus five million yen in signing bonuses.

Source: Daily Sports 12/6/2013, Nikkan Sports 12/6/2013Nikkan Sports 12/6/2013

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