Hiroshima Carp Sign John Bale

Lefty John Bale signed with the Hiroshima Carp, reports Kyodo News.  Bale will earn about $109K for the Carp in 2010.  He spent three years with the club prior to his two-year, $4MM deal with the Royals signed in December of '06.

Bale, 36 in May, posted a 5.72 ERA in 28.3 innings for the Royals last year.  He dealt with a hyperactive thyroid and a hamstring injury, and was released a few days before the non-tender deadline.

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5 Comments on "Hiroshima Carp Sign John Bale"

5 years 6 months ago

Ummm who cares ??

5 years 6 months ago

The Hiroshima Carp fans.

5 years 6 months ago

Don’t care? Don’t post.

5 years 6 months ago

The Carp haven’t been very good since the late 80s early 90s. Then of course, you are in the same league as the Giants.

5 years 6 months ago

talking about a step down in salary , well good luck over there ha