Official: Arquimedes Caminero signs with Yomiuri Giants

It is official, the contract details for Caminero was said to be on a one-year deal worth an estimated 132 million Yen (1.15 USD in annual salary), according to the report.


Seattle Mariners pitcher, Arquimedes Caminero, 29, will now be playing his next season in NPB (Nippon Professional Baseball) with the Yomiuri Giants, of the Central league, an announcement was made just today. Via link, the negotiations are now on the final stages, as they are currently finalizing a one-year deal… Caminero’s 164 kp/h fastball (though it lacks control) caught the interest of the Kyojin this off-season, he will primarily be used in the closer role alongside current Giants closer, Hirokazu Sawamura, according to the report.

The right-hander Arquimedes Caminero played for 4 years there at the Major league level (with the Miami Marlins, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Seattle Mariners respectively). He currently owns a 7-5 record, along with an earned run average of 3.83 in 149 games played (155 innings pitched) in his big league career, primarily as a reliever. Caminero finished his 2016 regular season campaign with the Seattle Mariners posting a record of 1-1, and an earned run average of 3.66 in 18 games played (19.2 innings pitched) in the year.

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