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Hiroshima Carp Senryokugai – October 28, 2014

by on Oct.28, 2014 @ 4:08 pm, under NPB

The Hiroshima Carp announced that they will not be offering the following players contracts for the 2015 season:

  • Hisamoto, Yuichi P (36)
  • Umetsu, Tomohiro P (31)
  • Uemura, Kazuhiro C (31)
  • Matsumoto, Takaaki INF (30)
  • Mukae, Yuichiro OF (32)

Matsumoto and Mukae are planning to retire. Hiroshima offered Mukae a job as an assistant coach and Matsumoto a job on the staff. Umetsu wants to play next season and is planning to participate in twelve-team tryouts. Hisamoto is slated to have surgery on his left elbow on November 26. Hiroshima is expected to offer him to an Ikusei contract. Uemura is undecided.

Source: official announcement, Sponichi 10/28/2014