Rakuten Golden Eagles Sign Nick Evans

5:40pm: Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic tweets that Evans’ deal is official, and he will fly to Japan tomorrow.

JULY 28, 2:49pm: The Diamondbacks now announce (via Twitter) that Evans has been released to make roster room for Jordan Pacheco (who is returning from the DL).

JULY 26, 10:23am: ¬†Nick Evans has an agreement¬†with the Rakuten Golden Eagles in Japan, MLBTR’s Tim Dierkes tweets. The Diamondbacks will remove Evans from their 40-man roster.

Evans had collected 21 plate appearances for the Diamondbacks this season and had previously played parts of four seasons for the Mets between 2008 and 2011. The 28-year-old has spent most of the 2014 season with Triple-A Reno, where he hit .354/.423/.631 in 227 plate appearances.

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3 Comments on "Rakuten Golden Eagles Sign Nick Evans"

1 year 8 days ago

According to Steve Gilbert, Evans is still with the Dbacks.

Pei Kang
1 year 7 days ago

Good luck MR Who…he Who never got a chance.

1 year 6 days ago

so weird… homers on Saturday for Dbacks then off to Japan!