Baseball / Japanese Baseball

Buffaloes sign ex-major league southpaw Misch


The Orix Buffaloes on Tuesday announced the acquisition of former San Francisco Giants left-hander Pat Misch.

The 34-year-old Misch, who also played in the majors for the New York Mets before spending last season at the Lamigo Monkeys in Taiwan last season, joins Orix on a one-year deal worth $550,000 plus performance-related bonuses.

Misch has a 4-15 record in 78 games in the major leagues.