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[12/10/2015] Orix Buffaloes reach agreements with Bogusevic, Morel (UPDATE)

by on Dec.18, 2015 @ 10:25 pm, under NPB
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The media learned on December 10 that the Orix Buffaloes will finalize an agreement with thirty-one-year-old outfielder Brian Bogusevic after they confirm results of a physical examination. The Buffaloes have also reached basic agreements with twenty-nine-year-old pitcher Erik Cordier and twenty-eight-year-old infielder Brent Morel.

Source: Nikkan Sports 12/10/2015, Sponichi 12/10/2015

[UPDATE 12/18 @ 10:21pm]

The Buffaloes announced on December 18 that they reached agreements with Morel and Bogusevic. Morel was assigned the uniform number 4, Bogusevic the uniform number 29. According to media reports, both players agreed to one-year deals worth an estimated 750,000 US dollars each.

Source: official announcement, Sponichi 12/18/2015

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[12/18/2015] Yokohama Bay Stars add Zach Petrick

by on Dec.18, 2015 @ 4:07 pm, under NPB
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The Yokohama Bay Stars announced that they reached an agreement with twenty-six-year-old pitcher Zach Petrick. No information yet on the contract.

Source: official annoucement, Nikkan Sports 12/18/2015

[UPDATE @ 8:32pm]

The media is reporting that Petrick agreed to a one-year deal worth an estimated fifty million yen.

Source: Daily Sports 12/18/2015

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[12/18/2015] Hiroshima Carp reach agreement with Hector Luna

by on Dec.18, 2015 @ 4:01 pm, under NPB
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The Hiroshima Carp announced that they reached an agreement with former Chunichi Dragon Hector Luna. According to media reports, the two sides agreed to a contract that will be worth an estimated one million US dollars plus incentives. He has not yet been assigned a uniform number.

Source: official annoucement, Sports Hochi 12/18/2015, Jiji Press 12/18/2015, Nikkan Sports 12/18/2015, Daily Sports 12/18/2015

[UPDATE 12/19 @ 6:03pm]

Hiroshima was concerned about Luna's health, but they were satisfied with the results of his physical examination. They were, in fact, a little surprised at how healthy he was.

Source: Sponichi 12/19/2015

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[12/16/2015] Yomiuri Giants reach agreement with Garrett Jones

by on Dec.16, 2015 @ 5:49 pm, under NPB
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The Yomiuri Giants announced that they reached an agreement with thirty-four-year-old outfielder Garrett Jones. According to reports by the media, the two sides agreed on a one-year deal worth an 2.5 million US dollars. He was assigned the uniform number 5.

Source: official announcement, Daily Sports 12/16/2015, Sanspo 12/16/2015, Nikkan Sports 12/16/2015

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[12/11/2015] Hiroshima Carp announces agreement with Bradin Hagens (UPDATE)

by on Dec.14, 2015 @ 2:56 pm, under NPB
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The Hiroshima Carp are close to signing twenty-six-year-old pitcher Bradin Hagens. They are expected to finalize a formal agreement within the next few days.

Source: Sanspo 12/11/2015

[UPDATE 12/14 @ 2:56pm]

Hiroshima formally announced that they reached an agreement with Hagens. According to media reports, the two sides agreed to a one-year deal worth an estimated 475,000 US dollars plus incentives.

Source: official announcement, Daily Sports 12/14/2015

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[12/11/2015] Yomiuri Giants sign former Lotte Luis Cruz

by on Dec.11, 2015 @ 6:06 pm, under NPB
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The Yomiuri Giants announced that they reached an agreement with former Lotte Luis Cruz.

Source: official announcement

[UPDATE @ 7:00pm]

According to Tokyo Sports, the two sides agreed on a two-year deal worth a total four million US dollars. He is expected to get the uniform number 11.

Source: Tokyo Sports 12/11/2015

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[12/8/2015] Seibu Lions announce agreement with Andy Van Hekken

by on Dec.08, 2015 @ 10:31 pm, under NPB
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The Seibu Lions announced earlier today that they reached an agreement with thirty-six-year-old pitcher Andy Van Hekken. He was assigned the uniform number 47. A press conference will be held in January.

According to media reports, the two sides agreed to a one-year contract that will be worth about 140 million yen.

Source: official announcement, Nikkan Sports 12/8/2015, Sponichi 12/8/2015

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[12/1/2015] Hanshin Tigers finalize contract with Hague

by on Dec.01, 2015 @ 7:07 pm, under NPB
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The Hanshin Tigers announced that they finalized their contract with Matt Hague (30).

Source: Nikkan Sports 12/1/2015, Daily Sports 12/1/2015

[UPDATE 12/1 @ 11:58pm]

Kyodo News is reporting that the two sides agreed to a one-year deal worth an estimated eighty million yen. The Tigers also posted an official announcement at their website.

 Source: Chunichi Sports 12/1/2015, official announcement

[12/1/2015] Chunichi Dragons reach agreements with Norberto, Jaime, and Viciedo

by on Dec.01, 2015 @ 6:53 pm, under NPB
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The Chunichi Dragons announced that they reached agreeemnts with Jordan Norberto (29), Juan Jaime (28), and Dayan Viciedo (26). Norberto was assigned the uniform number 99, Jaime the number 42, and Viciedo the number 66. According to Sponichi, Viciedo agreed to a one-year deal worth an estimated 170 million yen. Jaime and Norberto agreed to deals worth an estimated thirty million yen.

Source: official announcement, Sponichi 12/1/2015

[11/27/2015] Seibu Lions hold press conference for Chen-Chang Lee

by on Nov.27, 2015 @ 5:10 pm, under NPB
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The Lions held a press conference to introduce Chen-Chang Lee at a hotel in Tokyo on November 27. He was assigned the uniform number 54. According to media reports, he agreed to a contract that will pay him an estimated eighty-four million yen plus incentives next year.

Source: official announcement, Daily Sports 11/27/2015, Sports Hochi 11/27/2015, Sponichi 11/27/2015

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Career Stats

Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP
2013 26 CLE AL 0 0   4.15 8 0 1 0 0 0 4.1 4 3 2 0 3 0 4 1 0 0 22 1.615
2014 27 CLE AL 1 1 .500 4.50 37 0 6 0 0 0 28.0 30 15 14 3 12 1 26 3 0 3 127 1.500
2015 28 CLE AL 0 0   5.40 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 4 1 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 10 3.000
MLB 1 1 .500 4.50 47 0 7 0 0 0 34.0 38 19 17 3 16 1 33 4 0 3 159 1.588