Takayuki Kishi (29) earned his domestic FA option today with eight years of service time on the active roster. Said Kishi, "I never thought I would make it this far. I want to thank the different people around me." When asked if he was going to exercise the option, he replied, "Not at all."
Kishi is currently in the first year of a three-year deal worth an estimated 1.2 billion yen.