Carlos Peguero left last night’s game against the Seibu Lions at MetLife Dome on defense in the fourth inning because of some tightness in his leg (possibly his left hamstring). He is in the starting line-up tonight in right and is batting clean-up.
Source: Sponichi 10/16/2017
[UPDATE 10/18 @ 9:21pm]
Peguero was taken off the active roster today with tightness in his left leg.
Source: Sports Hochi 10/18/20170 Comments
According to a report by Nikkan Sports, the Rakuten Eagles are expected to offer thirty-year-old Zelous Wheeler, thirty-year-old Carlos Peguero, thirty-year-old Japhet Amador, and thirty-three-year-old Frank Herrmann new contracts for the 2018 season. With regards to Wheeler, they will most likely sign him to a two-year deal.
It is unclear what the Eagles plans are with twenty-seven-year-old Joshua Corrales and thirty-three-year-old Luis Cruz.
Source: Nikkan Sports 8/23/2017
[UPDATE 10/23 @ 11:23pm]
Wheeler, Peguero, Amador, and Herrmann are expected to return next year, as is Chia-Hao Sung.
The Eagles will most likely part ways with Corrales and Cruz.
[UPDATE 10/25 @ 3:05am]
Peguero and Herrmann left for the US out of Narita Airport via Sendai Airport on October 24.
[UPDATE 10/25 @ 11:44pm]
Wheeler and Amador returned to their countries out of Narita Airport on October 25, Wheeler to the United States and Amador to Mexico.
Source: Sanspo 10/25/20170 Comments
Carlos Peguero left Sunday’s (July 23) game against the Orix Buffaloes at Kobo Park Miyagi after he hurt his left leg while attempting a stolen base in the bottom of the first inning.
Peguero was later taken to a hospital in Sendai and diagnosed with an injury to his left semitendinosus muscle that will require two to three weeks for a full recovery.
[UPDATE 8/5 @ 1:06pm]
Peguero was in the United States. He is slated to return to Japan today and will be re-examined early next week.
Source: Sponichi 8/5/2017
[UPDATE 8/9 @ 4:20pm]
Peguero rejoined the team on August 8 and participated in Ichi-gun indoor practices. He took live batting practice for the first time since he got hurt. He told reporters he felt good, had no issue swinging the bat, and was close to running at full speed. A follow-up check at a hospital in Sendai the other day confirmed that he was making good progress. If everything goes well, he might be able to return to the active roster for a six-game stretch against Seibu and Softbank that begins on August 15.
Source: Daily Sports 8/9/2017
[UPDATE 8/13 @ 8:55pm]
Peguero played in a Ni-gun rehab game on August 12. He started at designated hitter and batted second. He walked in his first at bat and came around to score on a double into the gap in left-center. The game as called after the first due to rain. He is expected to return to the active roster on August 16.
Source: Sports Hochi 8/13/20170 Comments
Peguero blasted a monster shot at YafuOku Dome during a game against the Softbank Hawks on July 12. The Trackman system estimated the distance at 156.4 meters and the exit velocity at 193.5 km/h.
Source: Nikkan Sports 7/13/20170 Comments
The Rakuten Eagles announced the following uniform number change today:
Source: Rakuten announcement0 Comments
The Rakuten Eagles announced today that they signed Zelous Wheeler (29), Japhet Amador (29), Carlos Peguero (29), and Chia-Hao Sung (24) to new contracts for the 2017 season.
According to the media, Wheeler agreed to a deal worth 100 million yen, Amador 30 million yen, Peguero 85 million yen, and Sung 4.4 million yen.0 Comments
Carlos Peguero was left out of the starting line-up tonight against the Orix Buffaloes at kobo Stadium because of heat sickness.
Peguero was not feeling well yesterday and was replaced on defense in the sixth inning. He left the stadium before the end of the game to get treatment at a hospital. Masataka Nashida decided to leave him out of the starting line-up tonight after he heard Peguero visited the hospital again this morning.
Source: Sports Hochi 8/3/20160 Comments
Carlos Peguero left last night’s (August 2) game against the Orix Buffaloes early because he was not feeling well (he was replaced by Ryo Hijirisawa in left in the top of the sixth). He was taken to a hospital in Sendai for tests.
Source: Sanspo 8/3/20160 Comments
Carlos Peguero made the active roster today. He played in two Ni-gun games before the call-up.
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