12/2/2010 11:24am JST
Seems the Bay Stars assigned Morimoto the number 5.
12/1/ 2010 5:05pm JST
Sponichi reports that Morimoto stated today that he'll be joining the Yokohama Bay Stars.
According to Nikkan Sports, Hichori Morimoto has decided to take the 3-year, 300M yen deal the Yokohama Bay Stars are offering him and is expected to make an announcement some time today.
Shuichi Murata told reporters yesterday that he was happy to hear the news and looked for to working with Morimoto in bringing the team together.