Tag: Chris Carpenter
by Gen on Dec.27, 2014 @ 6:06 pm, under NPB
Tags: Chris Carpenter, Full, Logan Ondrusek, Yakult Swallows
The Yakult Swallows may be close to finalizing a contract with twenty-nine-year-old pitcher Logan Ondrusek. They could make an announcement within the next few days. The Swallows see Ondrusek as a possible candidate to close next year. He will be replacing Chris Carpenter on the roster. The Swallows announced on the 24th that they decided not to offer Carpenter a contract for the 2015 season.
Source: Sponichi 12/27/2014, Nikkan Sports 12/27/2014
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by Gen on Nov.01, 2014 @ 4:47 am, under NPB
Tags: Bryan Bullington, Chris Carpenter, Chris Narveson, Chunichi Dragons, Daisuke Yamai, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Matt Murton, Mauro Gomez, Shogo Kimura, Takahiro Arai, Yakult Swallows, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yomiuri Giants, Zach Phillips
- Takahiro Arai ended up missing the Nippon Series because of back problems. He finished out the final year of a three-year deal this season. His salary this season was an estimated 200 million yen. There is a good chance the Tigers will offer him something much lower. Source: Sanspo 10/31/2014
- The Tigers will most likely give Matt Murton a nice raise over the estimated 3.5 million US dollars he made this year. They could also offer him a multi-year deal. Hanshin is also negotiating with Mauro Gomez. He made an estimated 1.2 million US dollars this season. Source: Sanspo 10/31/2014
- Shogo Kimura met team official Kiyoaki Suzuki at Mazda Stadium on Thursday. Kimura is still not sure what he wants to do with his option. He is expected to finalize his decision next week. Source: Nikkan Sports 10/31/2014 ... Kimura was likely offered a raise over the thirty-one million yen he made this year. Source: Spoorts Hochi 10/31/2014
- The Carp are not planning to offer Bryan Bullington (34) and Zach Phillips (28) contracts for the 2015 season. Source: Nikkan Sports 10/31/2014, Sponichi 10/31/2014 ... Hiroshima was discussing an extension with Bullington and planning to re-sign Phillips, but backed out of both after signing Mike Zagurski and Kris Johnson. Source: Daily Sports 10/31/2014
- Kenta Asakura (33) is not planning to exercise his FA option and will instead most likely sign a one-year deal. Source: Sports Hochi 10/31/2014
- Daisuke Yamai met general manager Hiromitsu Ochiai for contract negotiations on Friday. It was their second meeting since the end of the season. Yamai later told reporters he would be ready to talk about his FA option on November 5. Source: Sponichi 10/31/2014, Nikkan Sports 10/31/2014
Yokohama Bay Stars
- Tatsuhiko Kinjo (38) has been offered a contract to stay, but still needs more time to think. Source: Sponichi 10/31/2014
- The Swallows are not planning to offer Chris Narveson (32) and Chris Carpenter (28) contracts for the 2015 season. Source: Sanspo 10/31/2014
by Gen on Apr.23, 2014 @ 1:40 am, under NPB
Tags: Chris Carpenter, Hiroshima Carp, Jorge Sosa, Kevin Youkilis, Kila Ka'aihue, Rakuten Eagles, Yakult Swallows, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yomiuri Giants, Yoshiyuki Kamei
- Yoshiyuki Kamei played catch at Giants Stadium on Tuesday for the first time since he had surgery on his right index finger (fracture). Source: Nikkan Sports 4/22/2014
- Kila Ka'aihue took an HBP off his back in the 1st inning of Tuesday's game against Yakult. He was removed from the game on defense in the bottom of the inning and taken to a hospital in Tokyo for an MRI. He was diagnosed with a spinal cord concussion. The Carp will wait to see how their slugger is doing on Wednesday before deciding what to do next. Source: Nikkan Sports 4/22/2014
Yokohama Bay Stars
- The Bay Stars were going to let Jorge Sosa travel with the team until he showed up at the airport on Monday with a slight limp (tightness in his left thigh/leg). Sosa was taken off the active roster and sent down to Ni-gun. Kiyoshi Nakahata told reporters he did not want the reliever back until he was fully healed and ready to pitch. Source: Sponichi 4/22/2014
- Chris Carpenter took a batted ball hit by Ryosuke Kikuchi off the outer portion of his right knee in the 8th inning of Tuesday's game against Hiroshima. He was removed from the game and taken to the hospital for an examination. He was diagnosed with a bruise. Whether he gets taken off the active roster on Wednesday will depend on how he is feeling. Ryo Hidaka will be called up in case he is needed. Source: Nikkan Sports 4/22/2014, Sponichi 4/22/2014
- Kevin Youkilis took an HBP off the area near his right wrist during his at bat in the 2nd inning of Tuesday's game against Seibu. He was removed on defense in the 3rd. Tests conducted at a hospital in Sendai revealed no problems with the bones. The team will make a decision on Youkilis after they see how he is feeling on Wednesday. Source: Sponichi 4/22/2014, Nikkan Sports 4/22/2014
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by Gen on Dec.18, 2013 @ 8:52 pm, under NPB
Tags: Chris Carpenter, Foreign Interest, Yakult Swallows
The Yakult Swallows announced that they signed twenty-eight-year-old pitcher Chris Carpenter. The two sides agreed one a one-year deal that includes a club option for a second year. Carpenter will make an estimated 500,000 US dollars plus incentives next season. He was assigned the number fifty-six.
Source: official announcement, Sports Hochi 12/18/2013
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by Gen on Dec.14, 2013 @ 8:50 pm, under NPB
Tags: Chris Carpenter, Foreign Interest, Full, Yakult Swallows
According to a report by Sanspo, the Yakult Swallows could be close to signing twenty-seven-year-old Chris Carpenter.
"We are talking [to Carpenter]. We expect to sign him within the next few days," team official Masayuki Okumura said to Sanspo.
The Swallows see Carpenter as a possible candidate to close. They could make an announcement some time early next week.
Source: Sanspo 12/14/2013
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