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Akadema Signs Boston Red Sox Vicente Padilla to Glove Contract

April 4, 2012

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Akadema recently announced its re-signing of Boston Red Sox pitcher Vicente Padilla to a glove contract for the 2012 season. Padilla is slated to be the long reliever and spot starter in the Red Sox bullpen this season. While Padilla began his career in Arizona Diamondbacks organization, he has since played for Phillies, Rangers and […]

Akadema Re-signs Rangers’ Derek Holland to Glove Contract

March 15, 2012

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Akadema and Rangers’ left-handed starter Derek Holland have agreed to extend their exclusive glove contract through the 2012 baseball season.  Holland’s breakout year came last season, during which he recorded a stellar record of 16-5 with a 3.95 ERA.  His statistics from 2011 compare favorably among starting pitchers, as he led the American League in […]