RH pitcher, Joe Wieland, 26, will be playing his next season in NPB (Nippon Professional Baseball) with the Yokohama DeNA Baystars, of the Central League. Via report, the contract for Wieland was said to be on a one-year deal worth an estimated 90 million Yen (861,000 USD). No jersey number has been assigned yet, according to his team.
Joe Wieland played for 4 years there at the Major league level, with the Padres, Dodgers, and Mariners organization… owning an ERA of 6.32, with a 1-6 record in his big league career. He appeared in just one game with the Seattle Mariners in this year’s regular season, starting against the Oakland Athletics back in August 12, giving up a total of 6 earned runs in just 5 innings pitched.