[7/31/2017] Rakuten Eagles add Yaoita, Sung to seventy-man roster

The Rakuten Eagles announced today that they added two Ikusei players to their seventy-man roster: twenty-year-old Takumaru Yaoita and twenty-four-year-old Chia-Hao Sung. Yaoita’s uniform number will change from 122 to 95, Sung’s from 143 to 94.

Source: Rakuten (Yaoita) 7/31/2017, Rakuten (Sung) 7/31/2017

[UPDATE 8/1 @ 11:17pm]

Yaoita’s new contract will be worth an estimated 4.2 million yen. Sung’s will be worth an estimated 4.4 million yen.

Source: Daily Sports 8/1/2017, Sponichi 8/1/2017

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