Chiba Lotte Marines
...The Marines held a press conference to introduce the two players they received in the trade for Naoyuki Shimizu.
Takumi Nasuno signed for 24M yen (up 1M yen) and was assigned the number 47 while Toshio Saito signed for 9.5M yen (up 2.5M yen) and was assigned the number 43.
Yokohama Bay Stars
...Takao Obana joined up with his new team at Okinawa on Sunday. Obana is looking forward to Shun Yamaguchi joining the rotation next season and hopes the righty uses the off-season to build up his arm and his stamina.
Obana also reiterated his distaste for players that have dyed their hair brown or players with facial hair.
...Dicky Gonzalez would like to return to the Giants next season.