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[5/2/2013] Yakult Swallows announce Chris Leroux signing

by on May.02, 2013 @ 6:45 pm, under NPB

The Yakult Swallows announced today that they formally signed twenty-nine-year-old pitcher Chris Leroux.  A number of sources are reporting that the two sides agreed to a one-year deal worth an estimated fifty million yen plus incentives.  The contract also includes a club option for the 2014 season.  Leroux has been assigned the number seventeen.

Source: official announcement, Sponichi 5/2/2013, Nikkan Sports 5/2/2013

See also:

Sanspo: Yakult Swallows working on deal with Chris Leroux (UPDATE)