Forty-year-old Tomo Ohka is trying to make his back to the MLB. He was in Arizona on November 2 and threw about sixty pitches to four minor league baseball players in front of scouts from a number of MLB teams, including the Rays, Royals, and Orioles.
Ohka has been working on a knuckleball since he was released by Yokohama in 2011. He spent the last two years playing in the Baseball Challenge League.
Source: Sponichi 11/10/2016
The Orioles signed Ohka to a minor league contract on December 16.
Source: Nikkan Sports 12/16/2016
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