Tag: International Free Agents

Teams Spending Big In Offseason

(Game date: Dec. 20, 2018) — Bull League teams have been spending big this offseason, partly in anticipation of a longer season bringing in more revenue.

But adding to the spending craze is that this has been one of the best-stocked free agent pools in a few years, leading to some big name talent moving around for sizable piles of cash.

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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”