According to Patrick Newman of NPB Tracker, outfielder So Taguchi is close to signing with the Orix BlueWave of Japan's Pacific League.
Kyodo News reports a number of teams have shown interest in free-agent outfielder So Taguchi, according to his agent Alan Nero.
Cubs released OF So Taguchi.
Cubs recalled outfielder So Taguchi from Triple-A Iowa.
The Chicago Tribune reports that the Cubs are calling up So Taguchi from Triple-A Iowa.
The Cubs have reportedly agreed to a minor league deal with outfielder So Taguchi.
Phillies released outfielder So Taguchi.
Phillies declined outfielder So Taguchi's $1.25 million option for 2009.
Phillies signed outfielder So Taguchi, who had been with the Cardinals, to a one-year contract worth $1.05 million plus incentives.
The Phillies and So Taguchi have reportedly agreed to terms on a one-year deal with an option for 2009.
Cardinals released outfielder So Taguchi.
Cardinals declined their $1.1 million option on So Taguchi for 2008, choosing to pay him a $100,000 buyout.
So Taguchi is still waiting to hear if the Cardinals will pick up his $1.1 million contract option for 2008.
So Taguchi was 2-for-4 with a pair of runs and a pair of RBI on Wednesday.