Chiba Lotte Marines
...The Marines re-signed Yuki Karakawa to a contract worth 32M yen (up 14M yen).
...The Carp re-signed the following three players on Tuesday:
Yuki Saito - 20M yen (up 10M yen)
Tomohiro Umetsu - 35M yen (down 3M yen)
Jun Hirose - 20M yen (up 4.5M yen)
...Takayuki Saito announced on Tuesday that he was retiring from baseball and will rejoin the team as a scout.
Ni-gun fielding / base running coach Fujio Sumi was also reassigned to the front office as a scout.