At least we’re getting some baseball news from the Pacific Rim. A general look at where the market stands today. Some Hall of Fame ballots.
Welcome to NPB Bullets! Because pretty much nothing is happening on this side of the Pacific. I’d have called it NPB Bullets in the title, but someone would no doubt not appreciate the joke and let everyone know that they didn’t like it.
- The Padres have signed submarining right-hander Kazuhisa Makita of the Saitama Seibu Lions. (That’s him above.)
- Former Rangers pitcher Nick Martinez has signed with the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters.
- Speaking of the Ham Fighters (Yes, I know they’re actually the Fighters owned by Nippon Ham) and the Rangers, the two teams have entered into a business deal where they will share coaching and business ideas.
- Former Orioles righty Tyler Wilson has signed with the Twins. The LG Twins of KBO. OK, that’s Korea and not Japan. Close enough. Craig Calcaterra considers this story a sportswriter’s cry for help.
- Back on this side of the big pond, there was one trade! The Padres sent third baseman Yangervis Solarte to the Blue Jays for two …Read the Rest
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