...Masahiko Morino will be the team's new player rep next season. The vice player reps will be Hidenori, Kazuki Yoshimi, and Atsushi Fujii.
Nippon Ham Fighters
...The Fighters re-signed the following two players on Wednesday:
Kazumasa Kikuchi - 35M yen (up about 27M yen)
Shota Ono - 20M yen (up 7M yen)
Keisaku Itokazu - 18M yen (up 9M yen)
...The Swallows re-signed Shohei Tateyama to a contract worth 110M yen (up 10M yen) plus incentives. Tateyama will be in the second year of a three year contract.
...The Giants re-signed Shinnosuke Abe to a 3-year contract; he will be paid 350M yen next season (up 80M yen). The Giants also hold an option for a 4th year.