[6/12/2017] Rakuten Eagles reach agreement with Josh Corrales

The Rakuten Eagles announced today that they reached an agreement with twenty-seven-year-old Josh Corrales. He was assigned the uniform number 93. According to media reports, the two sides agreed on a one-year deal worth an estimated six million yen.

Corrales was 6-1 with a 1.06 ERA and a K/9 of 10.59 in eight games with the Toyama GRN Thunderbirds (BC League) this season. The Eagles see him as an arm they might be able to use out of the bullpen.

Source: Rakuten 6/12/2017, Sports Hochi 6/12/2017, Jiji 6/12/2017, Daily Sports 6/12/2017

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