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2010 Yakult Swallows Protected Players and Contracts

Protected List

Pos Name (ENG) Name (JPN) 2010 (NS) Change (NS) 2010 (S) Change (S)
P Sato, Yoshinori 由規 26M yen +9M yen 26M yen +53%
P Lim, Chang-Yong 林 昌勇 144M yen +111M yen 146M yen +200%
P Sato, Masaru 佐藤 賢 11M yen -4M yen 11M yen -27%
P Takaichi, Shun 高市 俊 10M yen -1.5M yen 10M yen -17%
P Muranaka, Kyohei 村中 恭兵 18M yen -4M yen 18M yen -18%
P Kato, Mikinori 加藤 幹典 11M yen -2M yen 11M yen -15%
P Kawashima, Ryo 川島 亮 43M yen -5M yen 43M yen -10%
P Ishikawa, Masanori 石川 雅規 180M yen +25M yen 180M yen +16%
P Kamada, Yuya 鎌田 祐哉 15M yen -3.5M yen 15M yen -18%
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 松岡 健一 48M yen +4M yen 48M yen +9%
P Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 増渕 竜義 12M yen -4M yen 12M yen -25%
P Tateyama, Shohei 館山 昌平 110M yen +10M yen 110M yen +10%
P Okamoto, Hidehiro 岡本 秀寛 8M yen -1M yen 8M yen -11%
P Tanaka, Yuki ユウキ 24M yen +16M yen 24M yen +200%
P Nishizaki, Satoshi 西崎 聡 9M yen -200,000 yen 9M yen -2%
P Yagi, Ryosuke 八木 亮祐 6M yen -- 6M yen 0%
P Hashimoto, Yoshitaka 橋本 義隆 14M yen +1M yen 14M yen +8%
P Takai, Yuhei 高井 雄平 14M yen -3.5M yen 14M yen -24%
P Ichiba, Yasuhiro 一場 靖弘 19.5M yen -3.5M yen 19.5M yen -15%
P Matsui, Kosuke 松井 光介 20M yen -1.5M yen 20M yen -7%
P Hidaka, Ryo 日高 亮 4.8M yen -- 4.8M yen 0%
P Akagawa, Katsuki 赤川 克紀 7M yen -1M yen 7M yen -14%
P Hagiwara, Jun 萩原 淳 17M yen +4.5M yen 17M yen +31%
P Lee, Hye-Chun 李 恵踐 72M yen -4M yen 73M yen 0%
P Takagi, Hiromitsu 高木 啓充 17M yen +9M yen 17M yen +113%
P Ishii, Hirotoshi 石井 弘寿 28M yen -12M yen 28M yen -30%
P Yoshikawa, Masahiro 吉川 昌宏 18.5M yen -4M yen 18.5M yen -18%
P Yamamoto, Hitoshi 山本 斉 6.3M yen +300,000 yen 6.3M yen +5%
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 押本 健彦 51M yen +2M yen 51M yen +4%
P Yamada, Hiroki 山田 弘喜 5M yen +200,000 yen 5M yen +4%
C Aikawa, Ryoji 相川 亮二 100M yen -- 100M yen 0%
C Kawamoto, Ryohei 川本 良平 20M yen -- 20M yen 0%
C Nitta, Genki 新田 玄気 9M yen -1M yen 9M yen -10%
C Fukukawa, Masakazu 福川 将和 27M yen -8M yen 27M yen -23%
C Kinugawa, Atsushi 衣川 篤史 8.7M yen -2.3M yen 8.7M yen -21%
C Yoneno, Tomohito 米野 智人 17M yen -3M yen 17M yen -15%
C Nakamura, Yuhei 中村 悠平 5.3M yen +500,000 5.3M yen +10%
C Mizuno, Yuki 水野 祐希 5.2M yen -- 5.2M yen 0%
INF Kawashima, Keizo 川島 慶三 35M yen +10M yen 35M yen +40%
INF D'Antona, Jamie J.デントナ 80M yen +33M yen 73M yen
INF Miyamoto, Shinya 宮本 慎也 220M yen -- 220M yen 0%
INF Tanaka, Hiroyasu 田中 浩康 75M yen -- 75M yen 0%
INF Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 畠山 和洋 28M yen -4M yen 28M yen -12%
INF Kawabata, Shingo 川端 慎吾 10M yen -1.5M yen 10M yen -13%
INF Kajimoto, Yusuke 梶本 勇介 8M yen +1M yen 8M yen +14%
INF Yoshimoto, Ryo 吉本 亮 11M yen +3M yen 11M yen +38%
INF Onizaki, Yuji 鬼崎 裕司 14M yen +3M yen 14M yen +27%
INF Noguchi, Yoshiyuki 野口 祥順 16M yen +6M yen 16M yen +60%
INF Miwa, Masayoshi 三輪 正義 5.8M yen +500,000 yen 5.8M yen +9%
INF Morioka, Ryosuke 森岡 良介 11.5M yen +2.5M yen 11.5M yen +28%
INF Fujimoto, Atsushi 藤本 敦士 36M yen -- 36M yen
OF Shida, Munehiro 志田 宗大 18M yen -2M yen 18M yen -10%
OF Fukuchi, Kazuki 福地 寿樹 90M yen +10M yen 90M yen +13%
OF Guiel, Aaron A.ガイエル 90M yen +46M yen
OF Takeuchi, Shinichi 武内 晋一 26M yen +7.5M yen 26M yen +41%
OF Iihara, Yasushi 飯原 誉士 45M yen -5M yen 45M yen -10%
OF Aoki, Norichika 青木 宣親 280M yen +20M yen 280M yen +7%
OF Matsumoto, Yuichi 松元 ユウイチ 18M yen -3M yen 18M yen -14%
OF Ueda, Tsuyoshi 上田 剛史 5.7M yen +200,000 yen 5.7M yen +4%
OF Nakao, Toshihiro 中尾 敏浩 8.5M yen -500,000 yen 8.5M yen -6%

Other

Pos Name (ENG) Name (JPN) 2010 (NS) Change (NS) 2010 (S) Change (S)
P De La Cruz, Eulogio デラクルス 13.35M yen 15M yen NEW
P Barnette, Tony バーネット 50M yen 37.2M yen NEW
P Watanabe, Koki 渡邉 恒樹 15M yen -3M yen 15M yen -17%
P Yamagishi, Minoru 山岸 穣 13M yen -3M yen 13M yen -19%
INF Whitesell, Josh ホワイトセル 30M yen 30M yen NEW

Ikusei

Pos Name (ENG) Name (JPN) 2010 (NS) Change (NS) 2010 (S) Change (S)
P Tsukamoto, Koji 塚本 浩二 3.5M yen -- 3.5M yen 0%
P Fernandes, Rafael フェルナンデス 3.5M yen -- 3.5M yen 0%

11/24/2009 - signed Atsushi Fujimoto to a 2-year deal.

12/14/2009 - signed Eulogio De La Cruz to a 1-year deal.

1/7/2010 - signed Tony Barnette to a 1-year deal.

6/17/2010 - received Koki Watanabe in a trade with the Rakuten Eagles for Yuya Kamada.

6/18/2010 - signed Josh Whitesell to a 1-year deal.

6/18/2010 - received Minoru Kawagishi in a trade with the Yakult Swallows for Tomohito Yoneno.

Salary data compiled from information at Nikkan Sports (NS) and Sponichi (S). Protected players taken from the official NPB site.

NOTE: Salary data is not officially released by the NPB clubs nor the players and are guesstimates made by various media outlets.

UPDATED: 12/27/2010 @ 3:39am JST