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Nippon Ham Fighters acquire Kenji Sato from Chiba Lotte Marines

by on May.04, 2010 @ 9:00 pm, under NPB

5/5/2010 11:16pm JST

The Fighters held a press conference for Sato on Wednesday.  Seems they like that he's still young, has some pop, and has a strong throwing shoulder.  They are ultimately looking at Sato to compete for a starting position in the outfield.

5/4/2010 9:00pm JST

The Nippon Ham Fighters announced on Tuesday that they acquired 21-year-old outfielder Kenji Sato from the Chiba Lotte Marines for nothing.

Sato has yet to play any games in Ichi-gun.