The Orix Buffaloes are interested in Softbank's Katsuki Yamazaki. They are looking into him in case he decides to exercise his FA option this winter. He will be a class C free agent and will not require any compensation.
Source: Sports Hochi 10/5/2013
Yokohama Bay Stars
Hichori Morimoto is confident he still has something left in the tank and would like to continue playing next season, if there is a team that wants him.
Source: Nikkan Sports 10/5/2013