...The Hanshin Tigers put together a list of about 5-6 players (2 outfielders, 2 infielders, and 2-3 pitchers) that interested them during the tryouts. The list includes players like former Bay Stars Naoya Okamoto (P), Shigetoshi Yamakita (P), former Eagle Hisanori Nishitani (INF), and former Dragon Koji Nakamura (OF).
...The Chiba Lotte Marines appear close to signing former Softbank Hawks' Ikusei player, Hiroki Yamada (P).
Kento Tsujimoto (P), Katsuhiko Maekawa (P), Kazuo Yamaguchi (P), Koji Takagi (P)
...A second tryout will be held at Jingu Stadium on the 25.