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Orix Adds Fernandez

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Orix Adds Fernandez
The Orix Buffaloes have added former Rakuten infielder Jose Fernandez. He was signed to a one year deal worth 100 million yen.

Fernandez batted .301/.368/.475 with 18 HRs and 99 RBI for Rakuten. He should be a solid addition to the Orix lineup.

Source: Japan Ball
Re: Orix Adds Fernandez
[ Author: No.1BayFan | Posted: Jan 16, 2009 3:03 PM | YOK Fan ]

If Fernandez can put up numbers comparably to what he did last season with Rakuten, then this will have been a steal for Orix. I like the move regardless, but still, I think it makes Orix that much better.

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