Marines of NPB Make Two Acquistions
The Chiba Lotte Marines in the Pacific League of Nippon Professional Baseball announced on Thursday that they acquired right-hander Rhee Dae-eun from the Chicago Cubs and left-hander Chen Kuan-yu from the Central League’s Yokohama BayStars.
Splitting time between the Cubs Double-A and Triple-A affiliates, the 25-year-old Rhee combined to go 8-6 with a 3.42 ERA.
Chen, a 24-year-old from Taiwan, pitched just 21/3 innings in the Central League, but has a 2.34 ERA over two Eastern League seasons. Of the 32 runs Chen allowed, 12 were unearned.
— Quinn Roberts