The Nippon Ham Fighters announced the following uniform number assignments today:
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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.
Katsuhiko Kumon (left shoulder) tossed a bullpen session at Giants Stadium today. It was his first session since he was taken off the active roster on June 2 with discomfort in his left shoulder. He threw thirty pitches at about seventy percent.
Source: Nikkan Sports 7/1/20160 Comments