2018 Yokohama Bay Stars Player Movement

Status Name JPN Name ENG Notes official
STAY ロペス Jose Lopez [10/14] According to media reports, Lopez agreed to a one-year deal worth an estimated 230 million yen plus incentives. Daily Sports 10/14/2018 … [10/13] The Bay Stars announced that they reached an agreement with Lopez. … [10/10] The Bay Stars are planning to make Lopez an offer. Sponichi 10/10/2018, Sports Hochi 10/10/2018 10/13
STAY ソト Neftali Soto [10/14] Soto agreed to a one-year contract worth an estimated 95 million yen plus incentives. The contract also includes apparently includes a club option for a second year. Daily Sports 10/14/2018 … [10/13] Yokohama announced that they reached an agreement with Soto. … [10/10] The Bay Stars are planning to make Soto an offer. Sponichi 10/10/2018, Sports Hochi 10/10/2018 10/13
STAY バリオス Edison Barrios [12/03] The Bay Stars will sign Barrios to a contract for the 2019 season. According to Sanspo, the two side agreed to a one-year contract worth an estimated 33 million yen. Sanspo 12/3/2018 … [10/16] Barrios is interested in playing in Japan next year. He is still negotiating with the Bay Stars. Daily Sports 10/16/2018 … [10/10] Barrios could return to Yokohama next year. Sponichi 10/10/2018 12/03
STAY パットン Spencer Patton [11/25] The Bay Stars announced that they reached an agreement with Patton. According for media reports, the two side agreed to a two-year deal that will be worth an estimated 160 million yen next year. Daily Sports 11/25/2018, Sponichi 11/25/2018, Sanspo 11/25/2018 … [10/12] Negotiations are underway. Patton told reporters he should have a better idea of where things are headed before the end of November. Sanspo 10/12/2018 … [10/10] Patton could return depending on negotiations. Sponichi 10/10/2018 11/25
STAY エスコバー Edwin Escobar [11/17] The two sides reportedly agreed on a one-year contract worth an estimated 95 million yen. Nikkan Sports 11/17/2018, Sanspo 11/17/2018, Daily Sports 11/17/2018 … [11/17] The Bay Stars announced that they reached an agreement with Escobar for the 2019 season. … [11/17] The media learned on November 16 that Escobar is expected to return next year. Sanspo 11/17/2018 … [10/10] Escobar could return depending on negotiations. Sponichi 10/10/2018 11/17
OUT ウィーランド Joe Wieland [12/05] Wieland will reportedly sign with the KBO’s KIA Tigers. Nikkan Sport 12/5/2018, Sanspo 12/5/2018 … [12/03] The Bay Stars announced that Wieland will not be returning next year. … [10/10] Wieland might not return next year. Sponichi 10/10/2018 12/03

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