The Yomiuri Giants announced on Wednesday that they signed the following five players to Ikusei contracts: Shota Kimura, Takefumi Miyamoto, Atsushi Yachida, Takahiro Ijuin, Yukinori Momiyama. Kimura and Miyamoto were both on the 70-man roster this past season but neither made it to the active roster this year and were released and then re-signed to Ikusei contracts. Yachida, Ijuin, and Momiyama were released as Ikusei players and are returning as Ikusei players.
The Giants also announced new uniform numbers for their Ikusei players.
They will be as follows:
|Pos||Name (US)||Name (JP)||Old #||New #|