[7/11/2016] Rakuten Eagles announce agreement with Felix Perez

The Rakuten Eagles officially announced that they reached an agreement with thirty-one-year-old outfielder Felix Perez today. He was assigned the uniform number 98. According to media reports, the two sides agreed to a one-year deal worth an estimated fifteen million yen.

The Eagles released the following statement from Perez:

I am grateful for the opportunity to test my abilities. I want to thank everyone that has helped me up to now and I also want to thank the Rakuten Eagles organization for giving me a chance. I will do everything in my power to help the Eagles make it to the Climax Series for all the many cheering fans.

Source: Rakuten announcement, Jiji 7/11/2016, Sanspo 7/11/2016

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