This week’s edition of “Awesome Stat Lines from Around the World” features a player you are probably familiar with: Randy Messenger. The right-hander is currently in Japan, plying his trade with the Hanshin Tigers of NPB’s Central League. Here is the stat line that got our attention:
A potentially intriguing free-agent pitcher may be off the market before it fully develops.
Right-hander Randy Messenger, who has spent the last three seasons dominating Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan for the Hanshin Tigers, has set a Nov. 15 deadline to entertain offers from major league teams, said his agent, Matt Sosnick.
Messenger, 32, has a standing three-year offer...