The Yomiuri Giants announced the following uniform number changes on December 7:
Source: Yomiuri 12/7/20170 Comments
Shinohara picked up a win in his first career appearance on April 19 against Yakult at Kagoshima. He became the first player in NPB history to record a win in their first Ichi-gun appearance after making their way through the organization as an Ikusei player (he was selected in the first round of the Ikusei draft in 2014).
Source: Nikkan Sports 4/20/20170 Comments
The Yomiuri Giants announced today that they added Ikusei pitcher Shimpei Shinohara to their seventy-man roster. His uniform will change from 001 to 92. The twenty-six-year-old’s new contract will be worth an estimated 4.2 million yen. He will most likely be used in relief.0 Comments