It is official, the contract details for David Buchanan was said to be on a one-year deal worth an estimated 88 million Yen (750,000 USD in annual salary), he will also wear the uniform number 28, according to the report.
The NPB (Nippon Professional Baseball) team Tokyo Yakult Swallows of the Central league have announced today that they will be signing free agent RH pitcher David Buchanan, 27, on a one-year deal this offseason. An official announcement by the organization showing Buchanan’s contract details will soon be released in a few days, according to the report. He will also be used as a starter for the upcoming season.
The former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher David Buchanan played for 2 years (2014-2015) there at the Major league level. He currently owns a record of 8-17, along with an earned run average of 5.01 in 35 games played (192.1 innings pitched) in his big league career, primarily as a starter. He finished his 2016 regular season campaign with the Phillies minor league affiliate, Triple-A Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs, with a record of 10-9 and an earned run average 3.98 in 27 games (167.1 innings pitched) in the year, he was eventually released by his team last month, back in November 23.