Matt Dermody To Be a part of Seibu Lions
By Jeff Todd | January 20, 2021 at 8:51pm CDTSouthpaw Matt Dermody will be part of Japan’s Seibu Lions for the 2021 season, MLBTR’s Steve Adams experiences on Twitter. It’s a single-season pact, the monetary particulars of which stay unknown.
Dermody had been slated to return to the Cubs after briefly showing with the group final season. The Chicago group granted him his launch to pursue what’s in all chance a greater incomes alternative in Japan’s Nippon Skilled Baseball.
It’s a superb consequence for Dermody, a thirty-year-old hurler who has accrued solely minimal MLB expertise thus far (26 1/three innings over three seasons). He was relegated to indy ball motion in 2020 till the Cubs got here calling with a proposal.
Although he has some expertise beginning video games within the low minors, Dermody has largely functioned as a reliever as knowledgeable. Over 87 1/three whole Triple-A innings, he carries a 4.12 ERA with 74 strikeouts and 23 walks.