Chiba Lotte Marines
...Of their 9 players that had FA options, 2 left the team: one left via trade (Naoyuki Shimizu) and one opted for free agency (Tasuku Hashimoto).
...Between Monday and Tuesday, the Marines re-signed a total 31 players.
...Minoru Iwata will be working out with Softbank Hawk Toshiya Sugiuchi during the off-season.
...Akinobu Okada is trying to find a new nickname for Takahiro Okada (he thinks there are too many Okada's).
...The Lions would like to give Akira Eto a final send-off at Fan Appreciation Day (11/23). Eto retired after the season this year and joined the Giants staff as a developmental coach.
...Norichika Aoki started up his rehab workouts on Tuesday, which included walking and working on his balance.
...Seung-Yeop Lee plans on starting his workouts a little early this year.
"I'm thinking about starting a running program in December. I'm also thinking about swinging the bat as well," said Lee. "If I don't put up the numbers next season, I think I'll be released by the team. The Giants are a great team and I'd like to keep playing for them."
...Wirfin Obispo apparently got hitched and will be bringing his wife over to Japan next season.