On May 15, Yokohama DeNA BayStars has announced an contract with Elian Herrera.
Elian Herrera is a switch hitter, and 31-year-old Born in 1985. He signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2003, had been playing in the minor leagues. in 2012 and 2013, he promoted to Major League Baseball, was playing as a second baseman.
Herrera had been playing at Milwaukee Brewers in 2014 and 2015, and this season, was contract Dodgers and played minor league. Results of this season are Ave 218, 0 home run, 10 RBIs.
On BayStars, James Romak is in the minor now for his poor performance, so BayStars had a contract negotiated with Matt McBride, etc. But because Herrera played at second baseman, third baseman, center & right fielder in 2015, he was consistent with the situation of BayStars that there are no regular of third baseman and right fielder.
Herrera will get a visa, it is scheduled to visit Japan in front of interleague game, starting from May 31.