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Yoshinori Tateyama

Full Name: Tateyama Yoshinori
Born: Dec 26, 1975 in Osaka, Japan
Height: 6’4″ Weight: 225
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Personal: Wife (Miyako), Daughter (Minami)
Resides: Osaka, Japan
MLB Debut: May 24, 2011


Team History

  • 1999-2010: Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters (Japanese Baseball)
  • 2011-2013: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Nov 30, 2010 – Reeleased Mar 21, 2013, resigned Mar 23)
  • 2013- : New York Yankees (via trade for $ on Jun 21, 2013, resigned Jan 8, 2014)

Salary History

  • 2013: $1M Team Option (declined), unknown salary all time in minors
  • 2012: $1 Million (team exercised option on Oct 30, 2011)
  • 2011: $800,000

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Endy Chavez

Full Name: Endy DeJesus Chavez
Born: Feb 7, 1978 in Valencia, Venezuela
Height: 6’0″ Weight: 170
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Personal: Unknown
Resides: Unknown
MLB Debut: May 29, 2001


Notes

  • Has a brother, Ender who played with the Mets & the Expos/Nationals organization.

Team History

  • 1996-2000: New York Mets (as an amateur free agent on Apr 29, 1996)
  • 2000: Kansas City Royals (via Rule 5 draft on Dec 11, 2000)
  • 2000: New York Mets (Returned via Rule 5 draft – March 30, 2001)
  • 2000-2001: Kansas City Royals (via trade from Mets for Michael Curry on Mar 30, 2001)
  • 2002: Detroit Tigers (off waivers on Dec 20, 2001)
  • 2002: New York Mets (off waivers on Feb 1, 2002)
  • 2002-2005: Montreal Expos/Wash Nationals (off waivers on Feb 22, 2002)
  • 2005: Philadelphia Phillies (via trade for Marlon Byrd on May 14, 2005 – GFA Dec 21, 2005)
  • 2006-2008: New York Mets (as a free agent on Dec 22, 2005)
  • 2009: Seattle Mariners (via trade with Mike Carp, Ezequiel Carrera, Maikel Cleto, Aaron Heilman and Jason Vargas to the Seattle Mariners. The Seattle Mariners sent Sean Green, J.J. Putz and Jeremy Reed to the New York Mets. The Seattle Mariners sent Luis Valbuena to the Cleveland Indians. The New York Mets sent Joe Smith to the Cleveland Indians. The Cleveland Indians sent Franklin Gutierrez to the Seattle Mariners – GFA Nov 6, 2009)
  • 2010-2011: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Feb 15, 2010 – GFA Oct 30, 2011)
  • 2012: Baltimore Orioles (as a free agent on Dec 20, 2011 – DFA Aug 4, 2012)
  • 2013- : Kansas City Royals (as a minor league free agent on Dec 31, 2012)

Salary History

  • 2013: Unknown, presumed minimum
  • 2012: $1.5 Million
  • 2011: $1.25 Million (presumed)
  • 2010: $1 Million
  • 2009: $2.5 Million
  • 2008: $1.8 Million
  • 2007: $1.725 Million
  • 2006: $500,000
  • 2004-2005: Unknown
  • 2003: $300,000

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Mike Napoli

Full Name: Michael Anthony Napoli
Born: October 31, 1981 in Hollywood. FL
Height: 6’0″ Weight: 215
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Unknown
Resides: Pembroke Pines, FL
MLB Debut: May 4, 2006


Team History

  • 2000-2010: Anaheim Angels (via draft – Signed Jun 21, 2000)
  • 2011: Toronto Blue Jays (via trade with Juan Rivera for Vernon Wells & $ on Jan 21, 2011)
  • 2011-2012: Texas Rangers (via trade for Frank Francisco & $ on Jan 25, 2011)
  • 2013- : Boston Red Sox (as a free agent on Dec 3, 2012, then Jan 17, 2013)

Salary History

  • 2013: $5 Million (w/ $8M in incentives)
  • 2015: $13 Million (abandoned)
  • 2014: $13 Million (abandoned)
  • 2013: $13 Million (abandoned)
  • 2012: $9.4 Million
  • 2011: $5.8 Million
  • 2010: $3.6 Million
  • 2009: $2 Million
  • 2008: $425,000
  • 2007: $395,000

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