[7/6/2017] Bay Stars, Fighters agree on one-to-one trade

The Yokohama Bay Stars and Nippon Ham Fighters announced that they reached an agreement on a trade that will send pitcher Edwin Escobar to Yokohama for catcher Toshiki Kurobane.

Source: Yokohama 7/6/2017, Nippon Ham 7/6/2017Daily Sports 7/6/2017

[UPDATE 7/7 @ 12:25am]

The Bay Stars held a press conference for Escobar on July 6. He was assigned the uniform number 62.

Source: Yokohama 7/6/2017

[UPDATE 7/7 @ 4:54pm]

The Fighters held a press conference for Kurobane today. His uniform number will be 42.

Source: Nippon Ham 7/7/2017

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