Chiba Lotte Marines
...The Marines re-signed the following two players:
Yuta Ohmine - 20M yen (up 7.5M yen) and a new uniform number (11)
Shunichi Nemoto - 24M yen (down 4M yen)
...The Tigers re-signed the following two players:
Tatsuya Kojima - 11M yen (down 2M yen)
Taichi Okazaki - 12M yen (up 1.5M yen)
...Akinobu Okada doesn't appear to be too worried about the possibility of losing Tuffy Rhodes.
"I don't have much of an attachment to foreign players. If they sign, I'll of course use them, but otherwise, I'll find someone else. I've already told the other coaches that," said Okada.
...The Swallows re-signed Yusuke Kajimoto to a contract worth 8.8M yen (up 1M yen).