• Kyodo


The Central League’s Hanshin Tigers announced the signing of right-hander Cody Satterwhite to a one-year contract believed to be worth ¥32 million on Monday.

Satterwhite, 29, was playing for the Salt Lake Bees, the Los Angeles Angels’ Triple-A affiliate, this season. He has no major league experience, and had pitched in 16 games with a 3-1 record and 1.80 ERA in 2016.

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