Unipol Bologna announced two signings during their annual Christmas meeting with the press on Monday. Ericson Leonora and Riccardo Bertossi will join the reigning Italian Baseball Champion for the 2019 season. Leonora is a 26-year-old outfielder from Venezuela, who is currently playing in the Colombian Winter League. He is a former minor leaguer with the New York Yankees and Arizona Diamondbacks. Catcher Bertossi is transferring from Ronchi dei Legionari to Bologna. He is one of the top prospects in Italian baseball, excelling at the 2017 WBSC U18 Baseball World Cup and being invited to a MLB World Select Team.
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