Braves Interested in Kawagoe

» 13 November 2009 » In mlb prospects »

Daily Sports has a report saying that the Braves have some interest in signing Hidetaka Kawagoe, who was release by the Orix Buffaloes at the end of the season. Kawagoe, 36, moved from the rotation to the bullpen during the 2009 season, and profiles better as a reliever regardless of which league he next plays in. The Chiba Lotte Marines have also been kicking the tires on Kawagoe, and appear to be his most likely destination if he stays in Japan. has his career numbers through 2008, and you can get a sense of what he throws on NPB Tracker Data.

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  1. Patrick
    13/11/2009 at 3:46 pm Permalink

    Des Kawagoe have the potential to have any MLB impact as a late-innings reliever, or is he more of an organizational filler piece?

  2. Patrick
    13/11/2009 at 3:50 pm Permalink

    Organizational filler.