Nishioka posted, awaits MLB bids

NEW YORK (Kyodo) Chiba Lotte Marines shortstop Tsuyoshi Nishioka entered the posting system Wednesday, a day after the club approved his request to move to the major leagues.

Mike Teevan, media relations manager for Major League Baseball, confirmed the posting to Kyodo News in an e-mail message, saying that all of the major league clubs have been notified.