The media learned on September 13 that the Yokohama Bay Stars offered Neftali Soto a two-year deal. The Bay Stars hold an option for the 2019 season, but decided to tack on another year based on his performance this year.0 Comments
The Yokohama Bay Stars announced that they reached agreements with twenty-eight-year-old Neftali Soto and twenty-nine-year-old Edison Barrios.
According to media reports, Barrios agreed to a one-year deal worth an estimated twenty million yen. Soto agreed to a one-year deal worth an estimated thirty-five million yen.
[UPDATE 11/11 @ 9:03pm]
According to the latest reports, Soto agreed to a one-year deal worth an estimated thirty-five million yen and Barrios to a one-year deal worth an estimated twenty million yen.
Source: Daily Sports 11/11/2017
[UPDATE 1/25 @ 9:27pm]
The Bay Stars held press conference for Soto and Barrios today. Soto was assigned the uniform number 99, Barrios the number 42.
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The Yokohama Bay Stars gave twenty-eight-year-old Neftali Soto a two-day tryout at their Ni-gun facilities (October 31, November 1). He played in a batting practice scrimmage during his tryout and hit four over the fence. He also took fielding practice at third, first, and left. Yokohama has not yet made a decision on Soto.0 Comments