The Chunichi Dragons made the following coaching staff changes today:
- Shinichi Kondo – Ichi-gun Dugout Pitching Coach > Ichi-gun Bullpen Pitching Coach
- Yui Tomori – Ichi-gun Bullpen Pitching Coach > Ichi-gun Dugout Pitching Coach
- Kenta Asakura – primarily a Ni-gun pitching coach, he will remain with the Ichi-gun team until the end of the season.
Source: Nikkan Sports 9/1/2017, Daily Sports 9/1/2017