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.
[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