Ota, Kengo 太田 賢吾 (おおた・けんご)
Nippon Ham Fighters | #65 | INF
Born: 01/18/1997 (age 22)
Height: 186cm
Weight: 81kg
Bats: L
Throws: R
Blood Type: A
Hometown: Saitama
Draft: 2014, 8th Round
History: 川越工高
Roster Changes: added 07/08/2016, removed 07/12/2016

[12/11/2018] Nippon Ham, Yakult agree on two-for-two trade

The Nippon Ham Fighters and Yakult Swallows agreed on a trade. The Fighters will send twenty-seven-year-old Hirotoshi Takanashi and twenty-one-year-old Kengo Ota to the Swallows for twenty-nine-year-old Ryo Akiyoshi and twenty-seven-year-old Ryota Yachi.

Source: Nippon Ham 12/11/2018, Yakult 12/11/2018

[UPDATE 12/18 @ 10:44am]

The Fighters held a press conference for Akiyoshi and Yachi on December 17. They were assigned the uniform numbers 39 and 32, respectively.

Source: Nippon Ham 12/17/2018

[UPDATE 12/19 @ 1:09am]

The Swallows held a press conference for Takanashi and Ota on December 18. Takanashi was assigned the uniform number 14, Ota the number 46.

Source: Yakult 12/18/2018