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[12/24/2015] Yakult Swallows reach agreements with Davies, Lueke, Perez

by on Dec.24, 2015 @ 6:48 pm, under NPB
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The Yakult Swallows announced that they reached agreements with thirty-two-year-old pitcher Kyle Davies, thirty-one-year-old pitcher Josh Lueke, and thirty-year-old pitcher Luis Perez. Davies was assigned the uniform number 34, Lueke the number 53, and Perez the number 13. According to the media, all three players agreed to one-year deals. Davies' contract is worth an estimated 600,000 US dollars, Lueke's 300,000 US dollars, and Perez's 450,0000 US dollars.

The Swallows have yet to post an announcement at their official website.

Source: Chunichi Sports 12/24/2015, Nikkan Sports 12/24/2015

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[12/24/2015] Hiroshima Carp finalize contract with Jay Jackson

by on Dec.24, 2015 @ 6:25 pm, under NPB
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The Hiroshima Carp announced today that they finalized a contract with twenty-eight-year-old pitcher Jay Jackson. They also assigned him the uniform number 58. According to media reports, the two sides agreement on a contract worth 600,000 US dollars and a signing bonus of 75,000 US dollars.

The Carp also released uniform numbers for their new foreign player additions:

  • Hector Luna 5
  • Jason Pridie 13
  • Bradin Hagens 66

Source: official announcement (Jackson), official announcement (uniform number), Chunichi Sports 12/24/2015

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[12/21/2015] Orix Buffaloes reach agreement with Erik Cordier

by on Dec.21, 2015 @ 5:18 pm, under NPB
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The Orix Buffaloes announced today that they reached an agreement with Erik Cordier. He has been assigned the uniform number 52. No other information is currently known.

Source: official announcement, Nikkan Sports 12/21/2015

[UPDATE @ 11:16pm]

The media is reporting that the two sides agreed to a one-year deal worth 800,000 US dollars.

Source: Daily Sports 12/21/2015

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[12/20/2015] Rakuten Eagles reach agreement with Jake Brigham

by on Dec.21, 2015 @ 2:10 am, under NPB
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The Rakuten Eagles announced on December 20 that they reached an agreement with twenty-seven-year-old pitcher Jake Brigham. He has been assigned the uniform number 17. The media is reporting that the two sides agreed to a one-year deal worth fifty million yen.

Source: official announcement, Daily Sports 12/20/2015

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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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