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Kumon, Katsuhiko 公文 克彦 (くもん・かつひこ)
Nippon Ham Fighters | #49 | P
Born: 03/03/1992 (age 27)
Height: 173cm
Weight: 78kg
Bats: L
Throws: L
Blood Type: A
Hometown: Kochi
Draft: 2012, 4th Round
History: 高知高(甲)-大阪ガス-巨人
Roster Changes: added 04/21/2016, removed 06/01/2016
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[11/23/2016] Nippon Ham Fighters: uniform number assignments

The Nippon Ham Fighters announced the following uniform number assignments today:

Source: Nippon Ham announcement

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[11/1/2016] Trade: Yomiuri sends Ota, Kumon to Nippon Ham for Yoshikawa, Ishikawa

The media learned today that the Yomiuri Giants and Nippon Ham Fighters agree on a two-for-two player trade. The Giants will send twenty-six-year-old Taishi Ota and twenty-four-year-old Katsuhiko Kumon to the Fighters for twenty-eight-year-old Mitsuo Yoshikawa and twenty-three-year-old Shingo Ishikawa.

Source: Tokyo Sports 11/2/2016, Sports Hochi 11/2/2016

[UPDATE 11/2 @ 5:43pm]

Both teams posted official announcements about the trade.

According to Tokyo Sports, the Giants have already assigned uniform numbers and made adjustments to current assignments.

Source: Yomiuri announcement, Nippon Ham announcement, Tokyo Sports 11/2/2016

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[7/1/2016] Katsuhiko Kumon tosses bullpen session

Katsuhiko Kumon (left shoulder) tossed a bullpen session at Giants Stadium today. It was his first session since he was taken off the active roster on June 2 with discomfort in his left shoulder. He threw thirty pitches at about seventy percent.

Source: Nikkan Sports 7/1/2016

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