The Softbank Hawks announced that they are parting ways with Paul Oseguera (30) and Edison Barrios (26).
They also announced that the following coaches will not be returning next year:
- Ishiwata, Shigeru (66) - Ni-gun manager
- Kuo, Tai-Yuan (52) - Ichi-gun pitching coach
- Tomashino, Seiji (50) - Ichi-gun outfield/base coach
- Yamauchi, Takanori (58) - Farm chief pitching coach