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Hector Luna is headed to Japan

Nov 21, 2012, 3:15 PM EDT

Hector Luna AP

After years of playing at Triple-A and getting the occasional stint in the majors as a bench player Hector Luna is headed to Japan.

Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes reports that the 32-year-old infielder has agreed to a one-year, $450,000 deal with the Chunichi Dragons.

That’s basically the MLB minimum salary, which isn’t bad for a guy whose 28 games for the Phillies this year were his most since 2007. Luna is a career .262 hitter with a .699 OPS in 339 games as a big leaguer, playing for the Cardinals, Blue Jays, Indians, Phillies, and Marlins.

  1. cur68 - Nov 21, 2012 at 3:46 PM

    And say “hi” to Wily Mo Pena from all of his fans when you see him.

    • cur68 - Nov 21, 2012 at 4:21 PM

      Aaron! Dude! You erased Hector Luna’s comment??? Why, man? WHY????? Anyhow, I hope he does say to “hi” to Wily. I miss that guy.

  2. cowboysoldiertx - Nov 21, 2012 at 8:51 PM

    Is Tom Selleck still paying in Japan?

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