Germen, Gonzalez ヘルメン (へるめん)
Orix Buffaloes | #42 | P
Born: 09/22/1987 (age 33)
Height: 185cm
Weight: 90kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: N/A
History: メッツ-カブス-ロッキーズ-3Aアルバカーキ
Roster Changes: removed 04/01/2017

[10/9/2017] Gonzalez Germen to return to the United States

The Orix Buffaloes announced today that Gonzalez Germen will return to the United States on October 10. The Buffaloes have not yet decided if they are going to offer him a contract for the 2018 season.

Source: Nikkan Sports 10/9/2017

[UPDATE 11/30 @ 2:55pm]

The Buffaloes are not planning to offer Germen a contract for the 2018 season.

Source: Nikkan Sports 11/30/2017


[9/21/2017] Orix Buffaloes checked on talent in the US in August

The Orix Buffaloes sent scouts to the US for about a month in August to check on talent (with a focus on pitchers) at the MLB and Triple-A levels.

Stefen RomeroChris Marrero, and Brandon Dickson will be returning next year. The Buffaloes like Gonzalez Germen, but it is uncertain where he will end up next year. Phil Coke and Matt West struggled with injuries this year and are currently at Ni-gun.

Source: Sanspo 9/21/2017

[UPDATE 9/27 @ 5:42pm]

There is a good chance Coke and West will not return to the Buffaloes next year.

Source: Sanspo 9/27/2017

[UPDATE 9/29 @ 1:22am]

The Buffaloes announced on September 28 that Coke and Ikusei Darryl George will be returning to their respective homes soon (Coke to the United States and George to Australia).

Source: Daily Sports 9/28/2017, Nikkan Sports 9/28/2017