Muto, Yuta 武藤 祐太 (むとう・ゆうた)
Chunichi Dragons | #25 | P
Born: 06/13/1989 (age 31)
Height: 178cm
Weight: 85kg
Bats: R
Throws: R
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Saitama
Draft: 2010, 3rd Round
History: 飯能南高-Honda
Roster Changes: added 03/30/2016, removed 04/07/2016, added 06/16/2016, removed 07/01/2016

[11/20/2017] Yokohama Bay Stars sign Yuta Muto, Taishi Nakagawa

The Yokohama Bay Stars announced on November 20 that they signed twenty-eight-year-old Yuta Muto and twenty-seven-year-old Taishi Nakagawa. Uniform numbers have not yet been assigned.

Source: Yokohama 11/20/2017 (Muto), Yokohama 11/20/2017 (Nakagawa)

[UPDATE 11/24 @ 3:53pm]

The Bay Stars held a press conferences for Muto and Nakagawa today. Muto was assigned the uniform number 58, Nakagawa the number 61. Muto’s salary will be an estimated 9.3 million yen, Nakagawa’s salary an estimated 9.6 million yen.

Source: Daily Sports 11/24/2017, Sanspo 11/24/2017, Sanspo 11/24/2017


[11/16/2017] Yokohama interested in Taishi Nakagawa and Yuta Muto

The Yokohama Bay Stars are interested twenty-seven-year-old Taishi Nakagawa and twenty-eight-year-old Yuta Muto. The Bay Stars are expected to make an announcement about the two within the next few days. Both senryokugai players did not attend the twelve team tryout on November 15.

Nakagawa has some pop and can play some first and third. He can also be a right-handed bat off the bench. Muto has spent most of his time pitching out of the bullpen.

Source: Sports Hochi 11/16/2017, Nikkan Sports 11/16/2017