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[11/7/2014] Nippon Ham Fighters to part ways with Miranda, Carter; re-sign Crotta

by on Nov.07, 2014 @ 9:02 pm, under NPB
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The Nippon Ham Fighters announced today that they are parting ways with Juan Miranda (31) and Anthony Carter (28). Both players were placed on waivers.

The Fighters also announced that they finalized a contract with Michael Crotta (30) for the 2015 season that could be worth an estimated eighty million yen.

Source: official announcement (Miranda, Carter), official announcement (Crotta), Jiji Press 11/7/2014

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[10/20/2014] Free Agents and Rumors: Chun-Lin Kuo, Wily Mo Pena (Orix)

by on Oct.21, 2014 @ 10:06 am, under NPB
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  • Chihiro Kaneko told reporters that he had not thought about his FA option yet. He was more concerned about representing Japan at the Suzuki MLB All-Star Series in November. Source: Sports Hochi 10/20/2014 ... The Buffaloes are willing to do their best to match whatever requests Kaneko might have. Source: Sports Hochi 10/21/2014
  • The Buffaloes are planning to offer Yoshitomo Tani a contract for the 2015 season. Tani is seventy-seven hits away from 2,000. The organization is ready to begin negotiations with Kaneko, Yoshihisa Hirano, Takahiro Mahara, and Tomotaka Sakaguchi. Source: Sports Hochi 10/20/2014 ... The Buffaloes are okay with the four players exercising their FA options before deciding to stay. They also plan to be as flexible as possible with regards to requests they might have. Source: Daily Sports 10/21/2014, Sponichi 10/21/2014
  • Team official Ryuzo Setoyama on how negotiations are going with Wily Mo Pena: "They're seeking a contract for a top-level foreign player, but Pena did not really perform to expectations beginning in September. I think negotiations will not go the way they'd like them to go." Source: Daily Sports 10/20/2014 ... Pena could be seeking a multi-year deal worth over 200 million yen a year. Source: Nikkan Sports 10/21/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Luis Mendoza and Michael Crotta will most likely return next year. Juan Miranda is a question mark. Source: Daily Sports 10/21/2014 ... Nippon Ham will reportedly part ways with Miranda and Anthony Carter. Mendoza is in the middle of a two-year deal and the Fighters hold an option on Crotta for the 2015 season. Source: Nikkan Sports 10/21/2014
  • Nippon Ham would like Naoki Miyanishi to stay and might be willing to go three years on a contract depending on negotiations. Source: Daily Sports 10/21/2014 ... Miyanishi thinks staying with the Fighters might be his best option, but is fifty-fifty on the decision. Source: Sponichi 10/21/2014
  • Kensuke Tanaka is on the radar. Source: Sponichi 10/21/2014
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[4/21/2014] Nippon Ham Fighters reach agreement with pitcher Anthony Carter

by on Apr.21, 2014 @ 4:11 pm, under NPB
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The Nippon Ham Fighters announced that they reached an agreement with twenty-eight-year-old pitcher Anthony Carter.  He has been assigned the number seventy.  According to Sponichi, the deal will run through to the end of the season and will be worth an estimated forty million yen plus bonuses.

Source: official announcement, Sponichi 4/21/2014

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