[7/17/2016] Yakult’s Ryosuke Yagi headed to Orix for Kazuki Kondo

The Orix Buffaloes and Yakult Swallows announced that they reached an agreement on a trade that will send Ryosuke Yagi to Orix for Kazuki Kondo.

The trade is expected to helps both teams fill holes on their roster: the Swallows were looking for extra options for their starting rotation while the Buffaloes were in need of a left-hander for their staff.

The Buffaloes will hold a press conference for Yagi on July 21. He has been assigned the uniform number 65.

Source: Yakult announcement, Orix announcement, Daily Sports 7/17/2016

[UPDATE 7/20 @ 10:51pm]

The Swallows held a press conference for Kondo today. He was assigned the uniform number 70.

Source: Yakult announcement

[UPDATE 7/21 @ 11:43pm]

The Buffaloes held a press conference for Yagi earlier today.

Source: Orix announcement

Ryosuke Yagi Career Stats

Year Team G GS CG ShO W L Sv H HP WPCT IP AB H HR BB HBP SO WP BK R ER ERA BB/9 K/9 WHIP
2012 Yakult 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 15.0 52 10 1 11 1 13 1 0 4 3 1.80 6.60 7.80 1.40
2013 Yakult 26 25 1 1 5 13 0 0 0 .278 152.0 585 169 18 59 2 122 2 0 77 75 4.44 3.49 7.22 1.50
2014 Yakult 23 16 1 0 5 6 0 2 2 .455 103.2 408 119 10 41 2 76 2 0 50 45 3.91 3.56 6.60 1.54
2015 Yakult 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .000 10.0 40 14 2 3 0 5 1 1 7 7 6.30 2.70 4.50 1.70
2016 Yakult 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 3.0 15 6 0 3 0 6 1 0 4 4 12.00 9.00 18.00 3.00
    55 47 2 1 11 22 0 2 2 .333 283.2 1100 318 31 117 5 222 7 1 142 134 4.25 3.71 7.04 1.53

Kazuki Kondo Career Stats

Year Team G GS CG ShO W L Sv H HP WPCT IP AB H HR BB HBP SO WP BK R ER ERA BB/9 K/9 WHIP
2003 Kintetsu 1 0 0 0 0 0 0     .000 3.0 12 3 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0.00 3.00 6.00 1.33
2004 Kintetsu 11 1 0 0 1 0 0     1.000 16.2 64 17 0 10 0 13 2 0 2 2 1.08 5.40 7.02 1.62
2005 Orix 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 8.2 33 9 3 3 1 8 0 0 4 4 4.15 3.12 8.31 1.38
2007 Orix 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 7.2 32 13 0 2 2 7 1 0 7 7 8.22 2.35 8.22 1.96
2008 Orix 25 21 2 0 10 7 0 0 0 .588 149.0 552 140 9 45 4 89 4 0 62 57 3.44 2.72 5.38 1.24
2009 Orix 24 22 2 0 9 12 0 0 0 .429 152.2 569 155 20 80 3 91 6 0 87 81 4.78 4.72 5.36 1.54
2010 Orix 24 23 1 0 5 10 0 0 0 .333 142.2 545 151 16 49 7 133 4 1 79 69 4.35 3.09 8.39 1.40
2011 Orix 15 11 0 0 3 7 0 1 1 .300 63.2 251 76 6 27 4 53 3 0 48 45 6.36 3.82 7.49 1.62
2012 Orix 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 6.0 26 8 0 1 0 3 0 0 4 3 4.50 1.50 4.50 1.50
2013 Orix 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 8.0 33 13 2 1 0 6 2 0 8 8 9.00 1.13 6.75 1.75
2014 Orix 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 7.2 31 10 1 2 0 7 0 0 4 4 4.70 2.35 8.22 1.57
2015 Orix 10 9 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 .200 41.2 166 49 1 14 3 24 5 0 31 28 6.05 3.02 5.18 1.51
2016 Orix 5 5 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 .500 19.2 85 30 3 6 0 16 1 0 19 18 8.24 2.75 7.32 1.83
    132 97 5 0 31 45 0 1 1 .408 627.0 2399 674 61 241 24 452 30 1 355 326 4.68 3.46 6.49 1.46

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