[12/12/2016] Chiba Lotte Marines add Kohei Shibata, Kentaro Inomoto, and Kazuma Mike

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.

Source: Lotte announcement, Nikkan Sports 12/12/2016Nikkan Sports 12/12/2016Nikkan Sports 12/12/2016

[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

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