Alejandro Mejia did not participate in practices on October 11 because of tonsillitis. He was not feeling well and was tested at a hospital in Hiroshima. He will be re-evaluated after two days of rest.
Source: Sanspo 10/11/20170 Comments
The Hiroshima Carp announced today that they added twenty-four-year-old Ikusei player Alejandro Mejia to their seventy-man roster. The two sides agreed to a six-year contract with a signing bonus worth an estimated at 100,000 US dollars. His salary this year will be an estimated 35,000 US dollars plus incentives. His uniform number will change from 146 to 96.0 Comments
Satoshi Iizuka, Yokohama
3 G, 3-0, 19.0 IP, 12 SO, 5 BB, 6 ER, 2.84 ERA
Iizuka started three games in June and led the league with three wins. He also made his first Ichi-gun appearance on June 19 against Orix and recorded five shutout innings.
Alejandro Mejia, Hiroshima
18 G, 24-for-71, 4 HR, 15 RBI, 1 SB, .338 BA
Mejia played in all eighteen of his team’s games in June. He led the league in hits (twenty-four), home runs (four), and RBI (fifteen).
Source: NPB 7/10/20170 Comments