Esteban German and Chris Carter arrived at Narita Airport on Thursday.
The Lions will be holding a press conference for German and Carter on Friday.
Takeya Nakamura is thinking about starting up some sort of a fund as a way to give back to society.
Players left for early training camp in Miyakojima, Okinawa on Thursday. Camp begins on Friday.
Chiba Lotte Marines
Tadahito Iguchi signed a one-year deal worth 180M yen (no change). Iguchi is coming off a three-year deal.
The Marines have not retired the number seven, Tsuyoshi Nishioka's old number. They just have it earmarked for the next star shortstop, whomever it may be.