|Pirates sign LHP Yang to a minor league contract|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 13 February 2014 11:27|
The Pirates announced the move Thursday.
Yang made nine appearances while pitching in Japan's minor leagues last season. The 31-year-old Yang has a 5-5 record with 3.08 ERA in 38 appearances - 12 starts - in his career with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks in the Japanese Central League during parts of six seasons (2006, 2008-2010 and 2012).