The Rakuten Eagles announced today that they reached an agreement with thirty-three-year-old infielder Agustin Murillo. He has been assigned the uniform number 90. According to Nikkan Sports, the two sides agreed on a one-year deal worth an esimated ten million yen.
Murillo participated in a tryout with the Eagles last year during fall camp in Kurashiki. The team is hoping Murillo can provide some help at third since Ginji's status is still uncertain.
Rakuten also announced that they added Ikusei pitcher Tomohiro Umetsu to the seventy-man roster. His uniform number will change from 139 to 92. His contract will be worth an estimated six million yen.