Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Otani, Fujinami Selected In NPB Draft: MLB Rumors - MLBTradeRumors.com

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
  Tags: amateur, japan, scouting

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Rough Carrigan
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP - July 2015: Winning the Political Game: Politics is More Like Baseball Than Football
(5903 - 12:14pm, Jul 30)
Last: The Id of SugarBear Blanks

NewsblogOT: Soccer June 2015
(1413 - 12:13pm, Jul 30)
Last: Juilin Sandar to Conkling Speedwell (Arjun)

NewsblogTrade Chatter - 2015 Deadline
(389 - 12:12pm, Jul 30)
Last: Harveys Wallbangers

NewsblogRangers Get a New Ace in Cole Hamels
(1 - 12:12pm, Jul 30)
Last: Moeball

NewsblogIndians, Cardinals believed to be working on significant trade - MLB Daily Dish
(18 - 12:08pm, Jul 30)
Last: salvomania

NewsblogMets Continue to Act Like Small-Market Team | FanGraphs Baseball
(39 - 12:06pm, Jul 30)
Last: Conor

NewsblogCards, Fox Sports Midwest reach lucrative TV deal : Sports
(1 - 12:03pm, Jul 30)
Last: SouthSideRyan

NewsblogMets reliever Jenrry Mejia suspended 162 games | MLB.com
(46 - 11:59am, Jul 30)
Last: smileyy

NewsblogFor Randy Johnson, Dominance didn't come easy
(27 - 11:58am, Jul 30)
Last: Jeltzandini

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - July 2015
(1687 - 11:52am, Jul 30)
Last: smileyy

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 7-30-2015
(3 - 11:44am, Jul 30)
Last: Tom Nawrocki

NewsblogDodgers To Acquire Latos, Wood, Jim Johnson In 3-Team Deal; Olivera To Braves - MLB Trade Rumors
(20 - 11:43am, Jul 30)
Last: Bourbon Samurai in America

NewsblogMets-Brewers nix deal for Carlos Gomez | MLB.com
(8 - 11:37am, Jul 30)
Last: The Polish Sausage Racer

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 7-30-2015
(1 - 11:33am, Jul 30)
Last: Joey B. is counting the days to Trea Turner

NewsblogTop 25 MLB players 25 and under | MLB.com
(21 - 10:50am, Jul 30)
Last: bobm

Page rendered in 0.1339 seconds
46 querie(s) executed