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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Otani, Fujinami Selected In NPB Draft: MLB Rumors -

Shohei Otani won’t be able to sign with a MLB team until April 2013.

The Fighters won’t necessarily be able to sign Otani, who has said he intends to pursue a career in MLB. They have until the end of March to agree to terms with the hard-throwing prospect under an agreement between MLB and NPB. If Otani declines to sign with the Fighters, MLB teams will be able to bid on him as a free agent, though they’ll be subject to international spending restrictions.

Jim Furtado Posted: October 25, 2012 at 09:41 AM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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