• Kyodo


The Pacific League’s Chiba Lotte Marines announced Thursday that they had acquired right-hander Rhee Dae-eun from the Chicago Cubs organization and lefty Chen Kuan-yu from the Central League’s Yokohama BayStars.

Rhee, a 25-year-old from South Korea, made 24 starts this year, in a season split between Double-A and Triple-A, with a combined 8-6 record and a 3.42 ERA. Rhee received a one-year deal reportedly worth $450,000 (roughly ¥54 million).

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