The Hiroshima Carp announced today that they reached an agreement with Jay Jackson. The two sides agreed to a new contract worth an estimated one million US dollars plus incentives and includes a signing bonus of 500,000 US dollars.
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The Hiroshima Carp announced that they finalized the 2018 contracts for the following four players:
Salaries are estimates.
Source: Nikkan Sports 12/27/20170 Comments
Ichioka will be named bullpen captain for the 2018 season.0 Comments
The new indoor practice facility located next to Goza Shinkin Stadium will be complete by February 2018. Planning for the new facilities began in 2012 and will cost the city of Okinawa about 1.7 billion yen. Construction started in August last year.
The outer building is complete. They are currently installing indoor protective netting and will then move on to the artificial turf. Everything should be done by February 2018.
The facilities are about the size of three futsal fields, or roughly 4,000 square meters. The area could be used for infield practice as well as batting practice and various other kinds of drills.
The Goza Shinkin facilities are the spring camp home of the Hiroshima Carp.0 Comments
The Hiroshima Carp announced today that they reached an agreement with thirty-year-old pitcher Leonel Campos. He was assigned the uniform number 70. According to media reports, the two sides agreed to a deal worth 400,000 US dollars plus incentives, plus a signing bonus of 250,000 US dollars.One Comment
Hiroshima Carp 2018 Spring Camp Details
February 1 (Thu) – 14 (Wed)
Days Off: February 5 (Mon), 9 (Fri), 15 (Thu)
February 6 (Tue) – 27 (Tue)
Days Off: February 9 (Fri), 15 (Thu), 20 (Tue)
Venue: Tenpuku Stadium and Tokoji Stadium
February 16 (Fri) – 27 (Tue)
Days Off: February 20 (Tue)
Venue: Koza Shinkin Stadium
Additional information will be added to this post as it becomes available.0 Comments
The Hiroshima Carp left for their Central League championship trip to Hawaii on December 1. Players, coaches, staff, and their families, all 228 individuals, boarded a JAL charter flight to Honolulu Airport out of Hiroshima Airport. It will be a five night, seven day trip.
[UPDATE 12/7 @ 11:54pm]
The Carp returned from their trip to Hawaii earlier today.
Source: Nikkan Sports 12/7/20170 Comments
Nakazaki is planning to include workouts as a starter after the 2017 season because he does not want to be “typecast” as a pitcher that can only pitch out of the bullpen. He also wants to increase his opportunities as a player and be prepared for change.
Source: Sponichi 11/29/2017
Tsubasa Aizawa was named the new Hiroshima Carp Chief Player Representative during a player meeting on November 27. He will be taking over for Tetsuya Kokubo.
Source: Sanspo 11/29/20170 Comments
The media learned on November 26 that the Hiroshima Carp offered thirty-year-old Jay Jackson a contract for the 2018 season. According to Sponichi, the Carp exercised a team option and made their offer. They are hoping for a decision before the end of the year.
The Carp are also looking to sign another pitcher that can start and relieve. They are planning to go into the 2018 season with six foreign players on their seventy-man roster (Kris Johnson, Brad Eldred, Xavier Batista, and Alejandro Mejia).0 Comments