Baseball / Japanese Baseball Dec 12, 2018

Yakult reaches deal with pitcher Albert Suarez

The Tokyo Yakult Swallows have reached an agreement to acquire former major league pitcher Albert Suarez, the Central League club said Wednesday. The 29-year-old Suarez played Triple-A ball for the Reno Aces, the Arizona Diamondbacks' affiliate, this past season. He went 0-1 with a 4.97 ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Apr 15, 2017

Hawks' Takeda out with shoulder pain

The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks deactivated right-hander Shota Takeda on Friday due to shoulder inflammation, while announcing that Venezuelan setup man Robert Suarez has had Tommy John surgery. Takeda's deactivation comes three days after veteran lefty Tsuyoshi Wada was deactivated with stiffness in his elbow. The ...