Ken Takahashi Signs With Blue Jays

According to Kyodo News, lefty Ken Takahashi signed a minor league deal with the Blue Jays.  Takahashi, 40 in April, posted a 3.50 ERA and 5.52 K/9 in 115.6 innings (20 starts) last year in Japan.

NPB Tracker profiled Takahashi back in December.  Patrick Newman adds a few details: the Jays will evaluate Takahashi as a starter, and he could earn up to $1.5MM.


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