In 1987, Dodgers relief pitcher Steve Howe, who had a drug problem, attempted to sign with the Seibu Lions. However, the Japanese baseball commissioner denied Howe’s contract, citing his drug abuse history.
36 years later, in 2022, reliever Roberto Osuna, who was suspended for 75 games for violating MLB’s domestic violence policy, signed a contract with the Chiba Lotte Marines. This season, he signed with the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks.스포츠토토
And the Yokohama Baystars signed Trevor Bauer, who was suspended for 194 games, the longest in MLB history, for an annual salary of $3 million.
On the 24th, a press conference for Bauer’s joining was held at a hotel in Japan.
Seventy-five Japanese reporters interviewed, but none of them asked Bauer questions about the violence. The only person to ask questions
about the violence was an Associated Press reporter. But Bauer disputed her suspension as “inaccurate.” She still insisted that she did nothing wrong. Sheen, who is a year and a half old, will be on the mound in mid-April, she said.