The Yokohama Bay Stars and Chiba Lotte Marines are finalizing a deal that will send Yuji Yoshimi to the Chiba Lotte Marines for cash. Seems the Marines feel a change of scenery will do Yoshimi some good. Assuming discussion continue to proceed smoothly, an announcement could be made on the 10th.
Yoshimi has kept quiet since news first hit. He told reporters on Friday that he heard news of the deal from the club on the 6th and that he wasn't sure what to think yet.
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