The Yokohama Bay Stars announced on Wednesday that they decided to hold off on offering Tomohiro Kuroki a pitching coach position with the team. It seem Kuroki told the club that while it was an honor to be considered for a coaching position, he felt he needed more experience before he could accept any offers.
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Tomohiro Kuroki admitted to reporters on Sunday that he received an Ichi-gun pitching offer from the Yokohama Bay Stars and that he still wasn't sure what he should do. Said Kuroki, "I'd like to manage at some point in my career. A pitching coach job would be worthwhile. But it's only been 3 years since I retired. I feel like I still have a lot more to learn."