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Around the NPB Horn: Yuki Karakawa gets a 14M yen raise

by on Nov.24, 2009 @ 11:08 pm, under NPB

Chiba Lotte Marines

...The Marines re-signed Yuki Karakawa to a contract worth 32M yen (up 14M yen).

Hiroshima Carp

...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)

Yakult Swallows

...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.