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    Dodgers News: Dodgers Finalize Minor League Deal With Takumi Numata

    The Los Angeles Dodgers organization has placed an increased emphasis on signing international talent in the past two years. Yasiel Puig and Hyun-Jin Ryu made significant contributions in 2013 while the hope is that infielder Alexander Guerrero will continue the trend in 2014. They  also have some interest in signing Japanese sensation Masahiro Tanaka if […] More

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    Dodgers News: Dodgers Scouted Japanese Sensation Masahiro Tanaka

    The Dodgers scouting department has really picked up under the Guggenheim Group, notably signing international sensations Yasiel Puig and Hyun-Jin Ryu. That hasn’t stopped the Dodgers from having interest in Cuban infielder Alexander Guerrero and they’ve reportedly signed 19-year-old Japanese pitcher Takumi Numata, though there could be some problems in that becoming official. However, according […] More

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    Dodgers Rumors: JABA Could Ruin Dodgers’ Signing Of Takumi Numata

    Yesterday afternoon it was reported that the Dodgers signed Japanese pitcher Takumi Numata to a minor-league contract. Not much was known about the 19-year-old, but it’s been reported that he throws a 92-93 mph fastball. Numata is expected to join the Instructional League team in Arizona and was signed by Dodger scouts Isao O’Jimi and Pat Kelly. […] More

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    Dodgers News: Dodgers Sign 19 Year Old Japanese Pitcher Takumi Numata

    The Dodgers have been pursuing international talent more consistently then ever before and it’s been paying off. Today, the Dodgers signed their latest international prospect, Japanese right hander Takumi Numata to a minor league contract. Numata is 19 years old and is 6’1″ and 188 pounds, but the young right hander has been clocked at […] More