Chiba Lotte Marines
...visited 3rd round draft pick Shota Ohmine on Thursday. Shota's older brother, Yuta, advised him to make sure he prepares enough for the tough practices to come.
...visited 3rd round draft pick Yuhei Kai on Thursday.
...The Carp have offered Ikusei 1st round draft pick Mitsuhiro Nagakawa a contract worth 3.5M yen a year plus a bonus of 3M yen.
...Hisanobu Watanabe doesn't want to apply too much pressure on Yusei Kikuchi and said that he will defer all comments about him to pitching coach Tetsuya Shiozaki