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[10/28/2014] Nippon Ham Fighters: Ni-gun coaching staff changes

by on Oct.28, 2014 @ 4:59 pm, under NPB

The Nippon Ham Fighters announced a number of coaching staff changes on Tuesday.


  • Yukio Tanaka (46) - Ni-gun hitting coach to Ni-gun manager
  • Shunji Nishi (49) - Ni-gun manager to amateur scout

Will not be returning

  • Keisaburo Tanoue (43) - Ni-gun pitching coach
  • Koji Otsuka (47) - Ni-gung outfield/base coach

There are also reports that the Fighters are planning to offer Noriyuki Shiroishi (41) a job as a Ni-gun coach. Amateur scout Shinichi Kawana (44) will be reassigned to Ni-gun outfield/base coach.

Source: official announcement, official announcement, official announcement, Nikkan Sports 10/28/2014