...Akinobu Mayumi caught up with the team at Fall camp on Saturday. He told reporters that intends to use Tomoyuki Kubota as a starter again next season.
...The Tigers announced that recently retired players Shuta Tanaka and Toru Fujiwara have rejoined the team as chief scout and Ni-gun equipment / sub-manager.
They also announced that Isao Fukuda (he was an advance scout during the Olympics) has joined the team as section chief of the scouting / player management department.
...The Buffaloes announced earlier today that Masahiro Abe, had surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle. Abe will likely be out for at least a month.
...Michitaka Nishiyama (P) and Tsubasa Fujii (INF) were given their walking papers today.