Japanese star pitcher Sugano put up for MLB bidding
By admin - August 11, 2020
Japanese star pitcher of the Yomiuri Giants, Tomoyuki Sugano is available for a Major League Baseball bid. His skills are remarkable, so it’s in their best interest to scoop him up. Here are the highlights:
- Teams can bid on him up until 5 p.m. EST on Jan. 7.
- The right-hander has a solid set of stats. He’s 31 with a who turned 31 on with a 1.97 ERA, three shutouts in 20 games last season, and even striking out 131 people in his eight seasons in Japan.
- He was a starter for Japan against the United States in the semifinal of the 2017 World Baseball Classic.
- The agreement would allow the fee to be 20% of the first $25 million of a major league contract, which entitles him to earned bonuses and options.