[10/5/2017] Hiroshima Carp Coaching Staff News

October 31 @ 14:43 – The Carp announced that they added Jun Hirose to their coaching staff earlier today. A press conference is scheduled for later today.

Source: Daily Sports 10/31/2017, Nikkan Sports 10/31/2017


October 5 @ 23:38 – The Carp posted an official announcement at their website about the departures of the following two coaches:

  • Takuro Ishii, hitting coach
  • Yusuke Kawada, outfield/base coach

Source: Hiroshima 10/5/2017


October 5 @ 18:06 – The Hiroshima Carp announced today that forty-seven-year-old Takuro Ishii (hitting coach) and forty-nine-year-old Yusuke Kawada (outfield/base coach) will not be returning next year. The two coaches submitted letters of resignation to the CarpĀ because they want to spend more time with their families in Tokyo. The team has accepted their resignations.

Source: Nikkan Sports 10/5/2017, Daily Sports 10/5/2017

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