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Seibu Lions: Ming-Chieh Hsu earns domestic FA option

by on Jun.01, 2011 @ 6:23 pm, under NPB
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Ming-Chieh Hsu earned his domestic FA option today with 8 years of service time on the active roster.  He told reporters it took him too long to earn the option and that he didn't plan on exercising it because he wanted to stay with the team.

Hsu is the 6th foreign player to earn his domestic FA option.

The other 5:

  • Tai-Yuan Kuo
  • Tuffy Rhodes
  • Alex Ramirez
  • Alex Cabrera
  • Brian Sikorski
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Lotte: Tae-Kyun Kim, Hayden Penn, and Bill Murphy allowed to return home

by on Mar.18, 2011 @ 5:16 pm, under NPB
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The Chiba Lotte Marines announced today that they gave Tae-Kyun Kim, Hayden Penn, and Bill Murphy permission to return to their respective countries; all three should are expected back in about a week.

Akira Ishikawa (operations director) - "We have some time since there will be a delay to the season.  We gave them permission to leave after considering their families and their emotional states."

The Seibu Lions also decided to allow Ming-Chieh Hsu to return to Taiwan for 2-3 days.

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