...The Dragons re-signed the following three players:
Shoji Nagamine - 11M yen (down 2M yen)
Michihisa Sawai - 9M yen (down 1M yen)
Soma Yamauchi - 9M yen (down 1.5M yen)
...The Carp re-signed the following two players:
Soichiro Amaya - 28M yen (up 10M yen)
Masato Akamatsu - 27M yen (up 9M yen)
Nippon Ham Fighters
...It has been pretty much confirmed that Brian Sweeney will not be returning to the Fighters next season. The club is still in talks with Terrmel Sledge.
Yokohama Bay Stars
...The Bay Stars have offered Takayuki Shinohara a 1-year deal worth 12M yen plus incentives. An official announcement will likely be made of the signing some time next week.
Shinohara was released by the Softbank Hawks.
...The Giants held their final meeting of the year today.