Tag Archives: Takumi Numata

Takumi Numata finally signs with the Dodgers, Josh Bell returns much different

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The Dodgers have finally inked Takumi Numata to a deal, so speculation about the reason for him being at Dodger Stadium recently was correct. It’ll be a minor-league deal for a $100k signing bonus and a $20k annual salary. Takumi Numata (19) has finalized a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He reportedly agreed to a deal worth ... Read More »

Rumor Mill – Winter Meetings: Tanaka’s status, a Uribe suitor falls, Numata update, Aledmys interest

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On the Masahiro Tanaka front, his team’s owner, Hiroshi Mikitani, has said that he doesn’t want to post him, according Peter Gammons on Gammons Daily. Mikitani is the one Japanese owner who strongly opposed the new agreement, and Wednesday suggested in an interview that he would not post Tanaka, who isn’t a free agent for two more years. “It’s a ... Read More »

Dodger signee Takumi Numata banned for life by JABA + JABA submits request to NPB

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When the Takumi Numata signing last left off, the validity of his deal with the Dodgers was in question due to the circumstances around his signing, and the Japan Amateur Baseball Association (JABA) was not pleased. Late yesterday, JABA banned Numata for life, suspended the director of Numata’s team (Edion of the Industrial League), and filed a request to the ... Read More »

Takumi Numata signing by Dodgers now in doubt + profile of him with video

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The Dodgers signed 19-year-old Japanese pitcher Takumi Numata last week, which was seen as a bit odd because he was an unknown in Japan. Unknown. Pitched for minor indsutrial league team, fast ball 92-93. RT @truebluela: The Dodgers signed a 19-year-old Japanese RHP — Japanese Baseball (@npbbaseball) September 17, 2013 Nevertheless, the deal was considered done and he would report ... Read More »