Adames, Samuel アダメス (あだめす)
Yomiuri Giants | #025 | P
Born: 09/26/1994 (age 23)
Height: 193cm
Weight: 86kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: N/A
History: コバデナ高-ロイヤルズ傘下ルーキーリーグ

[4/18/2015] Yomiuri Giants to sign Samuel Adames to an Ikusei contract

The Yomiuri Giants announced that they reached an agreement with twenty-one-year-old Samuel Adames. The two sides agreed on an Ikusei contract worth an estimated 2.2 million yen. Adames is expected to arrive in Japan before the end of the month.

Source: Yomiuri announcement, Chunichi Sports 4/18/2016, Daily Sports 4/18/2016

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[4/13/2015] Yomiuri Giants to sign Manuel Soliman to an Ikusei contract

According to a number of media reports, the Yomiuri Giants are close to signing twenty-six-year-old pitcher Manuel Soliman to what may be an Ikusei contract. They are also looking into twenty-one-year-old pitcher Samuel Adames. The Giants see both as players that might be able to help the team in the future. They currently have eight foreign players on the seventy-man roster with one under an Ikusei contract.

Yomiuri sent a scout to the Dominican Republic during the off-season to check on talent. They held a tryout in March to narrow down their options.

Source: Nikkan Sports 4/13/2016, Sports Hochi 4/13/2016

[UPDATE @ 4:40pm]

The Giants announced that they will sign Soliman to an Ikusei contract. He is expected to arrive in Japan before the end of the month.

Source: Sponichi 4/13/2016

[UPDATE @ 6:50pm]

Soliman’s contract is worth an estimated three million yen.

Source: Chunichi Sports 4/13/2016