BigNews.Biz - Apr 04,2012 - Hawthorne, NJ – April 2, 2012 – 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 Dodgers, highlighted by an All-Star Game selection in 2002 with the Phillies when he finished the year with a 3.28 ERA. When the 34-year-old Nicaraguan takes the mound, he will be sporting an Akadema ADU 135 glove. The Boston Red Sox begin their season on the road against the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, April 5.
About Akadema: Akadema is the world’s most exciting baseball and softball equipment company. In its short history, Akadema has become the hottest baseball and softball equipment company for professional, college, high school and serious youth players. Akadema attributes their increase in market share to their innovative quality professional product line, which is contrast to mass production products that have little to do with quality or feel. Akadema has long stood for high quality and performance and wants you to “Bring Your ‘A’ Game”. Akadema comes highly endorsed by MLB players like: Bryce Harper, Shane Victorino, Derek Holland, Cameron Maybin, Brandon McCarthy, Matt LaPorta, Vin Mazzaro, Craig Breslow, Ross Ohlendorf and many others as well as Senior Advisors and MLB Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski.
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