Yomiuri signs Venezuelan pitcher Gonzalez

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TOKYO, May 9 (17:53) Kyodo

The Yomiuri Giants have signed a one-year contract with
Venezuelan right-hander Geremi Gonzalez, the Central League club said

Gonzalez, who is scheduled to arrive in Japan next week, has a
30-35 record in his major league career that includes stints with the
Chicago Cubs, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Boston Red Sox, New York Mets and
Milwaukee Brewers.

The 32-year-old was 4-2 in 21 games with the Brewers in 2006 and
has made five starts for the Toronto Blue Jays' Triple-A Syracuse
this year with a 2-1 record.

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