Yoshikawa started going on fasts to “reset” his body during the winter after former Nippon Ham teammate Kensuke Tanaka told him about them two years ago. He dropped three kilograms during a three-day fast last year. He is planning to go on a three-day fast some time before the end of the year.
Source: Sanspo 11/26/20170 Comments
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.
[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.