Chiba Lotte Marines
...The Marines re-signed Yuta Kimura to a contract worth 12M yen (down 3M yen).
...Saburo was selected to become the team's next player rep.
...The Marines are planning on selling TV broadcast rights to their games to TV stations in Korea.
...The Dragons re-signed four players to contracts on Friday, including:
Yudai Kawai - 34M yen (up 23M yen)
Kei Nomoto - 15M yen (no change)
...The Tigers announced that they re-signed the following 5 players to contracts:
Ryo Watanabe - 38M yen (down 3M yen)
Kazuya Tsutsui - 23M yen (up 12M yen)
Yamato - 13M yen (up 7.5M yen)
Masashi Sajikihara - 17M yen (up 2M yen)
Keiji Uezono - 22M yen (down 5M yen)
...The Tigers 2010 slogan will remain the same: Focus on this play, this moment!
The Tigers will be celebrating their 75th season in operation.
Nippon Ham Fighters
...The Fighters held formal a celebration for their Pacific League title on Friday.
...The Eagles announced that Rick Short will not be returning to the team next season.