Relief pitcher Hisanori Takahashi has agreed to a deal with the Yokohama BayStars of the Nippon Professional Baseball league, according to Nikkan Sports. The terms of the deal are still unknown. He posted a 4.25 ERA over 53 innings of relief between Triple-A Iowa and Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Three Rockies left off the club's final 40-man roster have elected free agency, MLB.com reports. Pitchers Chris Volstad and Hisanori Takahashi as well as outfielder Tyler Colvin will test the market this offseason.
The Cubs traded pitcher Hisanori Takahashi to the Rockies Saturday, in a deal for a player to be named later. Takahashi was assigned to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Takahashi has a 1.98 ERA pitching for Triple-A Iowa, after being designated for assignment by the Cubs due to a 6.00 ERA in three innings of work in April.
Cubs pictcher Hisanori Takahashi cleared waivers and will be assigned to Triple-A. Takahashi was designated for assignment Sunday. The 38-year-old threw three innings with a 6.00 ERA for the major-league club.
After signing a minor-league deal with the Cubs in the offseason, relief pitcher Hisanori Takahashi secured a spot in the bullpen for opening day. Takahashi could also serve as a long reliever as he completed three outings this spring of three or more innings while posting a 4.42 ERA.
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