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[12/17/2016] Yomiuri Giants reach agreement with Arquimedes Caminero

The Yomiuri Giants announced today that they reached an agreement with twenty-nine-year-old pitcher Arquimedes Caminero. He was assigned the uniform number 44. The Giants released the following comment from Caminero:

I am happy to be a part of the Yomiuri Giants. This is a new chapter in my life and I am looking forward to going to Japan for the first time. I cannot wait to be a part of the team and give it my best. I want to help win a championship.

According to media reports, the two sides agreed on a one-year deal worth an estimated 1.15 million US dollars.

Source: Yomiuri announcement, Nikkan Sports 12/17/2016, Daily Sports 12/17/2016

[UPDATE 1/31 @ 7:08pm]

The Giants held a press conference for Caminero today.

Source: Tokyo Sports 1/31/2017, Yomiuri 1/31/2017

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[12/8/2016] Yomiuri Giants interested in Ross Ohlendorf

According to Nikkan Sports, the Yomiuri Giants are interested in thirty-four-year-old pitcher Ross Ohlendorf. They already have five foreign players on their seventy-man roster, but are also looking to add more depth to their bullpen.

Source: Nikkan Sports 12/8/2016

[UPDATE 12/9 @ 12:46pm]

The Giants are looking into a number of options. Twenty-nine-year-old Arquimedes Caminero is also high on their list.

Source: Sponichi 12/9/2016, Daily Sports 12/9/2016

[UPDATE 12/10 @ 9:22pm]

According to media reports from today, the Giants and Caminero are in the final stage of negotiations.

Source: Sponichi 12/10/2016, Daily Sports 12/10/2016, Sanspo 12/10/2016

[UPDATE 12/11 @ 10:05pm]

The Chunichi Dragons are in the market for a late-inning reliever. They are interested in Ohlendorf.

Source: Nikkan Sports 12/11/2016

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