Hanshin Umeno Double renewal with estimated 100 million yen Contract renewal December 16 18:59
Ryutaro Umeno, who won the “Golden Grab Award” for the second consecutive year at a professional baseball / Hanshin catcher, renewed his contract with an estimated 100 million yen, double this season. "I want to do it."
Umeno, a sixth-year professional, won the “Golden Grab Award” for the second consecutive year, which was awarded to a player with excellent defense. Catcher's professional baseball record was updated for the first time in 65 years.
In batting, it was a fulfilling season, marking the highest batting average of 20%, 6 / 6th, and hitting the 69th cycle hit in April, while breaking the left toe.
On the 16th, we negotiated a contract renewal at the baseball office in Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture, and concluded a contract for the next season for an estimated 100 million yen, double this season.
Umeno said, “I was able to reach the level thanks to the evaluation of the team. I was very happy because I had one goal.”
In addition, about this season, “I'm impressed with the update of the cycle hit and the suicide record. Especially for the cycle hit, the decision was made to play with a broken bone. I was talking. "
And for the next season, I was keen to say, “I want to do my best to lead the team to victory. I want to do my best so that I can get the best nine.”