LAST MINUTE: Two Cubans chosen for the NPB 2022 All-Star Game

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By Robiel Vega/ @robielcuba87 Despite the fact that the 2022 season has not been the most outstanding for Cubans in the Japanese Professional Baseball League (NPB), two Antillean representatives were chosen to be part of the Game of stars of that Asian circuit; Dayan Viciedo Y Yurisbel Gracial. The first baseman from Villa Clara has … Read more

NPB: After a decade in MLB, veteran pitcher signs in Japan with Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks

NPB After a decade in MLB veteran pitcher signs in

The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks have reached an agreement with him right-handed Tyler Chatwood. The veteran pitcher chose free agency after ending the 2021 season with a minor league contract with the San francisco giants. The move to Japan provides a fresh start for Chatwood as he enters his 32-year season, and it will be interesting … Read more

NPB: Former Yankees third baseman and a Brazilian pitcher return to Japan with Yomiuri Giants

NPB Former Yankees third baseman and a Brazilian pitcher return

The Yomiuri Giants of Nippon Professional Baseball they have rehired the law Brazilian Thyago Vieira and first baseman / outfielder Zelous Wheeler. Both players will enter their third season with the Giants, although Wheeler is an NPB veteran, having also played with Rakuten Golden Eagles from 2015-2019. Vieira pitched 25 2/3 innings in parts of … Read more

NPB: Why did Breyvic Valera, Jesse Biddle and Jacob Waguespack sign for Japan?

NPB Why did Breyvic Valera Jesse Biddle and Jacob Waguespack

The Venezuelan infielder Breyvic Valera, left-handed pitcher Jesse Biddle and right-handed pitcher Jacob Waguespack signed with the Orix Buffaloes of Nippon Professional Baseball in Japanthe team announced this week. Valera you will earn $ 1MM with your deal. All three players calculate that they will earn more playing in Japan than they would have received … Read more

NPB: Colombian pitcher who threw at 104 MPH signs with Chiba Lotte Marines, of Japan

NPB Colombian pitcher who threw at 104 MPH signs with

The Colombian right-hand pitcher Tayron warrior signed with the Chiba Lotte Marines of the NPB, according to the team. Terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed. The one from Boca Chica, Colombia, 30 years old and 2.04 meters tall, last pitched in the Major Leagues in 2019 with the Miami Marlins. At the … Read more

NPB: Details emerge of Freddy Galvis’ contract with Japan’s Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks

NPB Details emerge of Freddy Galvis contract with Japans Fukuoka

The veteran infielder and Venezuelan, Freddy Galvis, agreed to a two-year contract with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks from Nippon Professional Baseball, which was made official and formal on December 12, where details such as the duration of the agreement were released. The amount was not disclosed. Galvis hit .242 / .302 / .407 with 14 … Read more

NPB: Former Yankees reliever leaves MLB for Japan with the Tokyo Yakult Swallows

NPB Former Yankees reliever leaves MLB for Japan with the

The Tokyo Yakult Swallows they have signed the pitcher right-handed AJ Cole to a one-year deal worth approximately $ 800.4 K. Although Cole has worked almost exclusively as a reliever in recent years, the Swallows are interested in using it as a starter. Cole, who will turn 30 in January, signed a minor league contract … Read more

NPB: Hawks ace Kodai Senga gets big raise and keeps MLB option open

NPB Hawks ace Kodai Senga gets big raise and keeps

The right-handed pitcher Kodai senga signed a new five-year contract with Fukuoka SoftBank Hawksaccording to The Kyodo News and other outlets. Not all details of the salary are known, although Senga will receive $ 5.3MM in 2022. More pertinent to North American fans, the contract also contains an opt-out clause after the 2022 NPB season … Read more

GOODBYE Japan: FIRED another Cuban player in the NPB

GOODBYE Japan FIRED another Cuban player in the NPB

By José Alejandro Rodríguez Zas Yesterday, on this website itself, we reported on the dismissal of Cuban player Rusney Castillo by the Rakuten Eagles team, a franchise of the Japan Professional Baseball League (NPB), in the midst of all the wave of renewals, hiring and dismissals that are taking place these days in the Japanese … Read more

MLB: Japanese Seiya Suzuki will be negotiated from this Monday for Major League clubs

MLB has told teams that the gardener Seiya Suzuki It will be published (posted) this Monday morning. That will open a 30 day window for teams to negotiate with him, and the deadline will be 4:00 pm CT on December 22nd. If you don’t sign a contract by then, you will return to Hiroshima Carp, … Read more