Carp re-sign veteran reliever Jay Jackson

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Dec 29, 2017

Carp re-sign veteran reliever Jay Jackson

The Hiroshima Carp announced Friday that they have re-signed setup man Jay Jackson who has played for the Central League ballclub the past two seasons. The 30-year-old reliever played in 60 games in 2017, going 2-2 with one save and a 2.03 ERA. His contract ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Nov 19, 2016

Carp finalize deals with veteran trio

Three key contributors to the Hiroshima Carp's Central League championship effort have been re-signed for 2017, the club announced Friday. Left fielder/first baseman Brad Eldred agreed to a two-year deal reportedly worth $1 million (roughly ¥110 million). This past season, he hit 21 homers with ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Dec 24, 2015

Carp sign veteran hurler Jackson

The Hiroshima Carp have signed 28-year-old right-hander Jay Jackson, the Central League club announced Thursday. The 185-cm Jackson pitched in six games this season and posted a 6.23 ERA for the San Diego Padres after earning his first promotion to the big leagues. In Triple-A ...