Tag: Free agents

Ling Signs with Fighting Moose

The last “whale” on the free agent list this off-season, Dao-zi Ling, has signed a 2-year deal with the Rimouski Fighting Moose, it can now be reported.

The switch-hitting 7-time all-star and 3-time MVP from Taiwan will captain the field from behind home plate, largely relegating journeyman catcher Milt Tracey to the backup role. Continue reading “Ling Signs with Fighting Moose”

Calgary Gains a “Foote” Hold

Charlie Foote, the former Toronto Nomads reliever, will join the Calgary Inferno bullpen after signing to a 2-year, $3.6 million contract with the 2017 Bull Cup Champions, it has been announced.

Former Nomads reliever Foote signed with Calgary for $3.6 million over 2 years

The 6’3″ native of Ottawa had originally been groomed to be a starter with the Nomads, before switching to the relief role last season, and earning 6 saves and slicing his ERA to 1.87 on the year, without allowing a single homerun. Continue reading “Calgary Gains a “Foote” Hold”

Aces Lure Omar Medina in 2-year Deal

The Anchorage Aces have landed a 2-year, $6.22 million contract with former Toronto Nomads infielder Omar ‘Pops’ Medina, it was announced today.

The promising youngster was not offered arbitration last October, and became a free agent, leaving Toronto with a .247 career average, along with 7 home runs and 41 RBIs in three seasons there. Continue reading “Aces Lure Omar Medina in 2-year Deal”

Modica a Motorhead

Jesus Modica has signed a one-year deal that will keep him in the Detroit Motorheads bullpen for 2018, it has been announced today.

“Pincho”, as he is known around the league, signed with the club in November of 2016, when it was still known as the Chicoutimi Cinquantes before their 2017 relocation, after seven-and-a-half seasons in Kingston. Continue reading “Modica a Motorhead”

Salts Sign Mizu

The Seattle Salts have signed veteran third baseman Hoshi Mizuguchi to a 2-year deal following several days of intense negotiations by the AEL West club, it has been learned.

Mizu played six very successful seasons with the Chicago Pit Bulls, but most recently completed a pair of seasons for the Montreal Metros at the hot corner, where he had career numbers for home runs and RBIs last season. Continue reading “Salts Sign Mizu”

Closer Lands in Nevada “Niceley”

Reliever Joe Niceley has come to terms with the Nevada Speeders, and will report to the team for Spring Training after signing a 3-year, $24.5 million contract, it was announced today.

The former Montreal Metros closer was the 2016 Woodchuck Trophy winner for the Lake League in his first season with the team, and followed up with a second great year in 2017. Continue reading “Closer Lands in Nevada “Niceley””