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Orix Buffaloes to make changes to scouting staff

by on Dec.07, 2010 @ 4:09 pm, under NPB

The Buffaloes will not be renewing chief scout Terumitsu Kumano's contract for the 2011 season.

The Buffaloes will also be making the following updates to the scouting staff:

Manabu Satake - from scout to Ichi-gun coach

Yasuo Fujii - scout that is leaving the team to become a coach with the Softbank Hawks

Shinichi Tani - scout that's currently receiving medical care

Tsutomu Sakai - from Ni-gun pitching coach to scout

Hideo Furumi - from former Rakuten Eagles' batting coach to scout