The Bay Stars announced on Friday that they added Shinya Kobayashi (59) to their scouting department.
Hichori Morimoto jokingly told reporters that he expects regular staff members to spend at least 30,000 yen on a marriage gifts while coaches and managers spend at least 100,000 yen.
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Kiyoshi Nakahata is thinking about different ways to increase the available amount of practice time before the start of the regular season. One idea he is currently mulling over involves having players workout on the field immediately after exhibition games, while fans are leaving the stadium.