Cubs Release Kadokura

» 02 April 2009 » In mlb prospects »

Word out of Japan is that the Cubs have released pitcher Ken Kadokura. Kadokura had appeared in six spring training games and was demoted to the minors on March 18. I don’t find this shocking but I did think he’d last longer. 

Kadokura had an offer to join a Korean team in the offseason, but turned it down to join the Cubs. KBO foreign rosters are certainly set at this point, so that option is probably off the table for now. He also said that he had more than one MLB offer, so we’ll see if there are any takers for him.


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  1. Patrick
    02/04/2009 at 7:46 pm Permalink

    Maybe he’ll end up in indie ball?

  2. Patrick
    04/04/2009 at 9:37 pm Permalink

    I think the Golden League would be good for him because they just signed the young phenom to Yuma so maybe that might work out for him…

    It’ll give him a shot to prove himself there as well