Tue, 16 Jun 2009 06:28:38 -0700
NPBTracker.com reports the San Francisco Giants signed RP Shingo Takatsu to a minor league contract, and he'll report to Triple-A Fresno when his visa paperwork clears.
Fri, 14 Mar 2008 00:27:36 -0700
The Chicago Sun-Times reports free-agent RP Shingo Takatsu (Cubs) will throw a side session on March 15 with the Chicago White Sox. If Takatsu performs well enough, sources indicate the White Sox may offer him a minor league deal to rejoin the club.
Tue, 11 Mar 2008 13:16:57 -0700
Gordon Wittenmyer, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports the Chicago Cubs have given RP Shingo Takatsu his unconditional release.
Fri, 18 Jan 2008 13:51:07 -0800
Paul Sullivan, of the Chicago Tribune, reports the Chicago Cubs have agreed to terms with free-agent RP Shingo Takatsu (Japanese League). Terms of the contract have not been disclosed.
Mon, 13 Feb 2006 15:42:24 -0800
The Japan Economic Newswire reports the Yakult Swallows of the Japanese League have signed RP Shingo Takatsu (Mets) to an undisclosed deal.
Sun, 11 Dec 2005 13:58:11 -0800
Marty Noble, of Mets.MLB.com, reports the New York Mets did not offer arbitration to free agent RP Shingo Takatsu.
Thu, 10 Nov 2005 21:36:24 -0800
The Associated Press reports New York Mets RP Shingo Takatsu filed for free agency Thursday, Nov. 10, per a provision in his contract that allowed him to do so despite not having six years of major league service.
Thu, 01 Sep 2005 13:29:53 -0700
The Associated Press reports the New York Mets purchased the contract of RP Shingo Takatsu from Triple-A Norfolk.
Wed, 31 Aug 2005 17:28:17 -0700
The Associated Press reports the New York Mets will purchase the contract of RP Shingo Takatsu Thursday, Sept. 1.
Sun, 28 Aug 2005 14:24:42 -0700
New York Mets minor league RP Shingo Takatsu is considered a possibility for a September callup, according to Marty Noble of Mets.MLB.com.