Marlins hook slugger Morse

Dec 18, 2014

Marlins hook slugger Morse

Michael Morse and the Miami Marlins have finalized a $16 million, two-year contract. Morse gets a $1 million signing bonus and salaries of $7 million next season and $8 million in 2016 under the agreement announced Wednesday. He can earn a $250,000 performance bonus ...

Dec 13, 2014

Fujikawa agrees to deal with Texas

Right-handed reliever Kyuji Fujikawa has agreed to join the Texas Rangers, according to a Friday report on mlb.com citing a source within Major League Baseball. Fujikawa, who saved 220 games for the Hanshin Tigers, joined the Chicago Cubs in 2013 on a two-year deal. ...

Mar 31, 2014

Cubs' Fujikawa to start season on disabled list

The Chicago Cubs placed right-hander Kyuji Fujikawa on the disabled list as they set their Opening Day 25-man roster on Sunday. Fujikawa, who underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow last June, was placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21. ...

Dec 4, 2013

Korean reliever Oh joins Tigers

Oh Seung-hwan, the all-time saves leader in South Korean pro baseball with 277, completed his move to the Hanshin Tigers at a signing ceremony on Wednesday. The 31-year-old right-hander, who has represented his country at the World Baseball Classic, joins the Tigers on a ...

Apr 9, 2013

Fujikawa installed as Cubs' new closer

Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum on Sunday named rookie Kyuji Fujikawa the team’s closer. Fujikawa, who saved 220 games during his career with the Hanshin Tigers, had been Sveum’s setup man through Saturday’s game against the Atlanta Braves with Carlos Marmol the closer. Fujikawa ...