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Seibu Lions News and Notes: February 16, 2013

by on Feb.17, 2013 @ 1:22 am, under NPB
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Brian Sikorski has been spinning his right shoulder on the mound for about twenty years.  It started when he was in high school and he wanted to loosen up after heading to the mound during games in which he started at short.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/16/2013

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Hisanobu Watanabe is thinking about using Ryan Spilborghs as both a right fielder and a first baseman.

Source: Daily Sports 2/16/2013

Seibu Lions announce deals with Ryan Spilborghs and Dennis Sarfate

by on Dec.14, 2012 @ 2:16 pm, under NPB
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The Seibu Lions announced today that they signed Ryan Spilborghs and Dennis Sarfate to contracts.  They also announced that Randy Williams will be returning in 2013.  No other information is known at this time.

Source: official announcement, Sanspo 12/14/2012

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UPDATE @ 5:56pm - According to Sponichi, Spilborghs signed a one-year deal worth US$700,000.  Sarfate and Williams each signed deals worth US$800,000.  Source: Sponichi 12/14/2012

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Seibu Lions agree to terms with Spilborghs, Sarfate, awaiting physicals

Seibu Lions looking into Ryan Spilborghs

by on Dec.05, 2012 @ 11:24 am, under NPB
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The Seibu Lions are looking into thirty-three-year-old outfielder Ryan Spilborghs.

The Lions already have Jose Ortiz and Esteban German set to return next season.  However, they will be lacking a bit from the right-side of the plate: Hiroyuki Nakajima is leaving the team via free agency and Takeya Nakamura might not be able to return until some time in June.

If Seibu signs Spilborghs, he could end up being the fifth foreign player on the seventy-man roster (Brian Sikorski no longer takes up a foreign player spot).

Source: Nikkan Sports 12/5/2012

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