The 28-year-old Venezuelan pitcher Jesus Yepez is going to play a third season in the Italian Baseball. He is joining the new IBL club New Black Panthers Ronchi dei Legionari for the 2013 season. He is coming from the Rangers Redipuglia, where he had an ERA of 1.30 in 117 1/3 innings of Serie A ball in the Federal Championship. The left-hander, who pitched professionally in the Chicago Cubs organization, played two years for the Rangers. He is scheduled to arrive in Ronchi on March 16.
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