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[12/27/2014] Rakuten Eagles, Chiba Lotte Marines, Nippon Ham Fighters

by on Dec.28, 2014 @ 3:00 am, under NPB

Rakuten Eagles

  • The Eagles are planning to assign mentors to their 2014 draft class. Mentors will be selected from development staff. Source: Nikkan Sports 12/27/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Team president Shinya Yamamuro is thinking about scheduling mini fan appreciation days once a month next season, beginning in April, to help improve attendance. Renovations at QVC Marine will include a new digital audio facility, 100 video monitors for the concourse area, and improving the general environment with new decorations. Changes should be complete by opening day. Source: Daily Sports 12/27/2014, Sports Hochi 12/27/2014, Sanspo 12/27/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Hideki Kuriyama does not want everyone to think that Shohei Otani will be the opening day start next year because anything can happen until then. He wants to make a decision after he has had a chance to see him pitch during spring camp. Source: Daily Sports 12/27/2014