Swallows to post closer Barnette

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Nov 2, 2015

Swallows to post closer Barnette

The Central League champion Tokyo Yakult Swallows revealed Monday that they will make closer Tony Barnette available to major league teams through the posting system. The Swallows are seeking a posting fee of $500,000. Any major league team that agrees to pay that fee to ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Dec 4, 2014

Swallows re-sign veteran reliever Barnette

Tokyo Yakult Swallows closer Tony Barnette has re-signed for the 2015 season, the Central League club announced Thursday. In an injury-shortened season, the 31-year-old Barnette, who was deactivated on Sept. 23 due to strained left oblique muscles, worked 33 games with a 1-2 record and ...