Tag: International Free Agents

International Star Cerigo in Talks with Denver, Others

Evandro Cerigo, an international free agent outfielder, is rumored to be in talks with the Denver Danger, where the power-hitting 25-year-old would be right at home with the homer friendly Highlander Dome.

Now, other teams are said to be talking with the Venezuelan, including Detroit, Chicago, Seattle and Nevada. His price range is thought to be north of $5.5 million for the season, a bargain if he lives up to his potential. Continue reading “International Star Cerigo in Talks with Denver, Others”

Raul Abarca Signs with Speeders

The Nevada Speeders have signed a 3-year deal with international free agent Raul Abarca, a 29-year-old from Cuba.

Though naturally a right fielder with a cannon for an arm, pundits expect the team may transition him to first base, where 2011 first-round draft pick Glen Bedard played in 2017, or possibly to the designated-hitter role. Continue reading “Raul Abarca Signs with Speeders”

Aces Sign International Star Saito

Ryu Saito, the Japanese reliever, has penned a 2-year, $4.4 million contract to play for the Anchorage Aces, it has been revealed.

Japanese reliever Ryu Saito signed with Anchorage for $4.4 M over 2 years

At a news conference held earlier today, there was a frenzy of interest as media outlets in Alaska vied to catch a glimpse of the 6-foot, 200-lb 27-year-old with a 98 mph cut fastball. Continue reading “Aces Sign International Star Saito”

Nakamura Signs with Calgary

The 2017 Bull Cup champions, Calgary Inferno, have put their playoff revenue to good use, signing international free agent Hiroiaki Nakamura to a $2.44 million, one-year deal.

The 28-year-old Japanese pitcher is said to have great control, and a four-pitch repertoire. Continue reading “Nakamura Signs with Calgary”

Arizona Spends Big on Yang

The Arizona Cowboys have dipped into their war chest and spent big on an international free agent, signing Taiwanese phenom Tak-keung Yang to a 4-year, $27.3 million deal today.

Yang is a 28-year-old shortstop who decided to test his value on the Bull League after spending several years in a Taiwan pro ball league. Continue reading “Arizona Spends Big on Yang”

Eligible Players File for Free Agency

The next crop of free agents have filed following the conclusion of the contract arbitration phase of the 2017-2018 baseball off-season, and several big names are now on the market.

Dao-zi Ling, at 34, is one of the top players available in this year’s crop of free agents

Among the elite players looking for new deals with new teams are three-time MVP and seven-time all-star Dao-Zi Ling, who is coming off a second championship season with the Calgary Inferno, Oxen ace right-hander A.C. Deucey, and Lake League strikeout king William Febres, who spent 2017 with New York. Continue reading “Eligible Players File for Free Agency”