Araujo, Elvis アラウホ (あらうほ)
Chunichi Dragons | #49 | P
Born: 07/14/1991 (age 28)
Height: 200cm
Weight: 125kg
Bats: L
Throws: L
Blood Type: N/A
Hometown: Venezuela
History: バタジャ・ナバル・デル・ラゴ高-フィリーズ-マーリンズ

[9/26/2017] Chunichi not planning to offer Valdes a new contract

The Chunichi Dragons announced today that thirty-nine-year-old Raul Valdes returned to the Dominican Republic on September 25. They Dragons are not planning to sign him to a new contract. This will most likely be his last year with the team.

Valdes will not be retiring. He is planning to play winter ball this year.

Source: Sanspo 9/26/2017, Nikkan Sports 9/26/2017

[UPDATE 9/27 @ 5:40pm]

The Dragons are also expected to part ways with Elvis Araujo and Jorge Rondon.

Source: Sports Hochi 9/27/2017

[UPDATE 10/8 @ 3:32am]

Rondon and Araujo have left Japan.

Source: Sports 10/7/2017

[UPDATE 10/12 @ 1:21am]

Jordan returned home on October 11. The Dragons are planning to offer him a contract for the 2018 season.

Source: Sponichi 10/11/2017