Tag: Free agents

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””

Recent Signings Include Bricknell, Ohata and Davila

The holiday period has proven to be a busy one for big-name free agent signings, as three popular stars landed big contracts just before Christmas.

The New York Dragons signed former Inferno shortstop Manny Davila to a 7-year, $73.85 million contract, leaving the team with a pleasant problem of deciding where to place the Gold Crown winning SS. Continue reading “Recent Signings Include Bricknell, Ohata and Davila”

Kremer Signs with Nevada in Stunning Surprise

The Nevada Speeders have pulled off another coup, just days after signing hot international free agents Chitoji Yamada, and most recently, Raul Abarca, they have landed highly sought-after closer Nate Kremer.

Kremer was one of the top closers in the Bull League’s AEL, and won the 2015 Woodchuck Trophy with the Jacksonville Ravens in his sophomore season. Continue reading “Kremer Signs with Nevada in Stunning Surprise”

Best Bargain Free Agents to Watch

While there is lots of activity surrounding the big-name, big-dollar free agents every offseason, and this offseason perhaps more than most, there are also some very good bargains to be had among the 150 or so free agents who played this season.

We list the top 10 bargain free agents still on the market and what they might bring to a team. Continue reading “Best Bargain Free Agents to Watch”

Will Narushi Get One More Swing of the Bat?

Few players have amassed such accolades over their career, and there is no question that Narushi ‘Turbo’ Ohata will one day have his iconic #34 retired by some of his former teams – of which there are many – and his visage will grace a bronze plaque in the hallowed Hall of Fame.

But the legendary 39-year-old outfielder, for now, wants to keep playing baseball, and is patiently awaiting the phone call from a team, any team, who will give him just one more chance to swing the lumber in 2018. Continue reading “Will Narushi Get One More Swing of the Bat?”