Archive > 25 June 2009

Yokohama Adds Sadowski

» 25 June 2009 » In npb » 4 Comments

Update, June 27: Sadowski will not be joining Yokohama. Please see this post.

Sanspo is reporting that the Yokohama BayStars have acquired righthnander Ryan Sadowski from the San Francisco Giants. Sadowski had been with the Giants’ 3A affiliate in Fresno, where he’s put up rather pedestrian numbers. He’ll join fellow ex-pat pitchers Ryan Glynn and Les Walrond on the ‘Stars roster.

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SoftBank Adds American Ikusei Player

» 25 June 2009 » In npb » 3 Comments

The SoftBank Hawks have signed Andrew Toussaint to an ikusui contract. Toussaint spent four years in the Angels system, but never advanced higher than 2A ball.

For more on the ikusei system, please see Ryo’s article on the subject.

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