The Chiba Lotte Marines held a press conference on December 12 and announced that they signed thirty-year-old outfielder Kohei Shibata, twenty-five-year-old infielder Kentaro Inomoto, and and twenty-two-year-old outfielder Kazuma Mike. The three players attended a tryout with the team during fall camp last month. Uniform numbers will be assigned at a later date.
According to media reports, Shibata agreed to a contract worth seven million yen and Inomoto and Mike each agreed to contracts worth five million yen.
[UPDATE 12/20 @ 11:10pm]
Lotte announced today that Shibata was assigned the uniform number 00, Mike the number 61, and Inomoto the number 70.
Source: Daily Sports 12/20/2016