Tag: Takahide Higuchi

Higuchi Garners LL #1 Pitcher Award

(GAME DATE — July 1, 2020) — The hottest hurler in the Lake League last month was Takahide Higuchi of the Minneapolis Ravens. He caught the attention of everybody in the league with some eye-catching stats, good enough to win the LL Pitcher of the Month.

In June, Higuchi starred with an impressive 4-0 record. In 6 starts he gave up 33 base hits and struck out 41 in 45 innings with a 2.00 ERA. Continue reading “Higuchi Garners LL #1 Pitcher Award”

Calgary Season In Danger of Imploding

The Calgary Inferno are already having a rocky season, currently 7½ games out of first place in the AEL West, and 4 games out of a wild card.

But the 2017 Bull Cup champs could see their season completely collapse in the second half as they hobble to the midpoint with eight of their players on the disabled list, the highest of any team. Continue reading “Calgary Season In Danger of Imploding”

Calgary Nabs Yi for 1 Year Deal

The Calgary Inferno have signed veteran free agent right-hander Yeong-suk Yi to a one-year contract worth $2.6 million.

Free agent signings and trades have been brisk, and Calgary has been fully involved this week, picking up Takahide Higuchi, an international free agent, on Friday, and executing a trade with Arizona last Wednesday that saw the Inferno send Yasuhiro Matsumoto to Arizona for a minor league pitcher. Continue reading “Calgary Nabs Yi for 1 Year Deal”