The Red Sox have signed Japanese right-handed reliever Shunsuke Watanabe to a minor-league contract, the club announced on Tuesday. The 37-year-old has spent his entire 13-year career with the Chiba Lotte Marines of Japan’s Pacific League. The submarine-style pitcher started 240 of his 255 games, going 87-82 with a 3.65 ERA. Watanabe also pitched on both of Japan’s World...
Right-hander Shunsuke Watanabe has agreed to a minor league contract with the Boston Red Sox. Boston says he will report to minor league spring training as a reliever. The two-time All-Star in Japan is a submarine-style pitcher with a 87-82 record and a 3.65 ERA. He spent 13 years with the Chiba Lotte Marines of the Pacific League and pitched on Japan's World Baseball Classic championship...
Via Associated Press
The Boston Red Sox have given pitcher Chris Carpenter his release. No not that Chris Carpenter. He retired in November. The 27-year-old Carptner pitched in 18 big league games for the Red Sox between 2011 and 2012 compilining a 1-0 record, 5.17 ERA and a 2.30 WHIP. He appeared in 34 minor league games in 2013. The highlight of his career came as he was part of the compensation package...
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