The Rakuten Eagles announced that they reached agreements with Zelous Wheeler, Frank Herrmann, and Chia-Hao Sung for the 2019 season.
The Eagles also announced that Japhet Amador, Carlos Peguero, and O’Koyea Dickson will not be returning next year.0 Comments
The Rakuten Eagles announced the following uniform number change on November 27:
The Eagles also announced the following change in registered names:
According to a report by Nikkan Sports, the Rakuten Eagles are expected to offer thirty-year-old Zelous Wheeler, thirty-year-old Carlos Peguero, thirty-year-old Japhet Amador, and thirty-three-year-old Frank Herrmann new contracts for the 2018 season. With regards to Wheeler, they will most likely sign him to a two-year deal.
It is unclear what the Eagles plans are with twenty-seven-year-old Joshua Corrales and thirty-three-year-old Luis Cruz.
Source: Nikkan Sports 8/23/2017
[UPDATE 10/23 @ 11:23pm]
Wheeler, Peguero, Amador, and Herrmann are expected to return next year, as is Chia-Hao Sung.
The Eagles will most likely part ways with Corrales and Cruz.
[UPDATE 10/25 @ 3:05am]
Peguero and Herrmann left for the US out of Narita Airport via Sendai Airport on October 24.
[UPDATE 10/25 @ 11:44pm]
Wheeler and Amador returned to their countries out of Narita Airport on October 25, Wheeler to the United States and Amador to Mexico.
Source: Sanspo 10/25/20170 Comments
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.
[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.0 Comments
The Rakuten Eagles announced today that they signed Zelous Wheeler (29), Japhet Amador (29), Carlos Peguero (29), and Chia-Hao Sung (24) to new contracts for the 2017 season.
According to the media, Wheeler agreed to a deal worth 100 million yen, Amador 30 million yen, Peguero 85 million yen, and Sung 4.4 million yen.0 Comments