The Yokohama Bay Stars re-signed 35-year-old Takayuki Shinohara to a two-year deal worth a total 80M yen (includes incentives and bonuses) on Thursday. Shinohara's contract will remain at 12M yen next season.
In other FA news:
The Bay Stars met with Masaaki Koike for the first time on Thursday and reportedly offered the 31-year-old OF a multi-year deal.
Said GM Shigeru Takada, "Koike is a right-handed, can play the oufield, and can hit. He fills a need."