Masahiro Tanaka is one of the most intriguing players this offseason. The Japanese pitcher went 24-0 in 2013 and is coming over to MLB after a long period of questions about whether his Japanese team would post him. Many Japanese pitchers have been successful since coming over — Yu Darvish, Hiroki Kuroda and Hideo Nomo […]
Japan's Rakuten Eagles have said that Andruw Jones will return for another season after helping the Pacific League team win the Japan Series last year.
The 36-year-old former major leaguer has agreed to a one-year deal worth $3.8 million, Japanese media reported Wednesday.
Jones batted .243 while hitting 26 home runs and a team-high 94 RBI as the Eagles won their first Japan Series...
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January 08, 2014
Andruw Jones has re-signed with the Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan’s Pacific League reports Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish.
The news is hardly a surprise as the 36-year-old figures to earn far more in Japan than he would stateside. There’s a good chance that Jones finishes his playing days in Japan.
Last season Jones hit .243/.391/.454 with 26 home runs and 94 RBI in 143...
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