The Chiba Lotte Marines announced the following uniform number change on December 22:
Source: Lotte 12/22/20170 Comments
The Chiba Lotte Marines announced on January 27, 2018 that Kato signed an advisory agreement with Rawlings Japan.
The Chiba Lotte Marines announced that Kato (23) filed marriage papers with a twenty-five-year-old woman from Tokyo on March 13, 2016. The two are planning to hold a ceremony after the season in December.
Kato’s wife gave birth to the couple’s first child, a boy, in September 2017. Source: Nikkan Sports 11/28/20170 Comments