The Yakult Swallows and Nippon Ham Fighters announced today that they reached an agreement on a one-for-one trade. The Swallows will send twenty-five year-old pitcher Toshihiro Sugiura to the Fighters for twenty-eight-year-old catcher Shogo Yagi.
[UPDATE 7/26 @ 12:10am]
The Swallows held a press conference for Yagi on July 25. He was assigned the uniform number 58.
Source: Yakult 7/25/2017
[UPDATE 7/26 @ 7:28pm]
The Fighters held a press conference for Sugiura today. He was assigned the uniform number 57.
Source: Nippon Ham 7/26/20170 Comments