Rakuten signs infielder McGehee


The Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles announced Sunday they have signed journeyman infielder Casey McGehee to a one-year deal worth ¥100 million.

The 30-year-old McGehee is a veteran of 551 major league games over five years with the Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers, Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Yankees and has a career .257 average with 61 homers. He played just 22 games last season for the Yankees.