According to the team’s Twitter feed, the 37-year-old right-handed pitcher Chan Ho Park have announced that their client has joined the Orix Buffaloes in the Nippon Professional Baseball League for the 2011 season.
As recent as mid-November, the Pittsburgh Pirates and Park had mutual interest in reuniting for the upcoming season.
“We’ve expressed some interest and he has expressed some interest,” Pirates’ GM Neal Huntington said. “But again, it’s got to be the right fit for him, and it has to be the right fit for us. We’re working through what that might be or may not be.”