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Phillies Sign Taguchi

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Phillies Sign Taguchi
The Philadelphia Phillies have signed outfielder So Taguchi [Baseball-Reference] to a one year deal worth $1 million. The deal includes an option for 2009.

Taguchi batted .290/.350/.368 with 3 HRs and 30 RBI in 130 games and 307 ABs with the Cardinals.

Re: Phillies Sign Taguchi
[ Author: Guest: puddin head | Posted: Dec 30, 2007 4:20 PM ]

As a Phillies fan, I'm delighted to see Taguchi will be in Philadelphia. He can play all three outfield positions and he's shown he can hit Billy Wagner! Also, I'm eager to see Fukudome when the Cubs come to town. From everything I've been reading the last few years and seen on YouTube, the guy is a legit five-tool player. I wish I could have been in Nagoya to see him and Ochoa in the same outfield. I've been an Alex Ochoa fan since I saw him against the Reading Phillies in AA back in 1994.

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