[10/11/2017] Rakuten Eagles Coaching Staff News

October 23 @ 15:54 – The Eagles announced that the following coach will not be returning next year:

  • Koichi Isobe, Ichi-gun hitting coach

Source: Rakuten 10/23/2017


October 23 @ 15:50 – The Eagles are thinking about offering Masaji Shimizu a job as a coach.

Source: Daily Sports 10/23/2017


October 22 @ 21:40 – The Eagles announced that the following coach will not be returning next year:

  • Osamu Yonemura, Ichi-gun/Ni-gun roving outfield/base coach

Source: Rakuten 10/22/2017


October 20 @ 17:16 – Nashida is set to finish out the final year of his three-year contract next season.

Source: Sports Hochi 10/22/2017

October 16 @ 17:23 – The Eagles are expected to bring back Nashida next year. According to people close to the situation, Nashida’s two-year contract includes a club option for a third year. The Eagles are planning to exercise the option after the end of the postseason.

Source: Daily Sports 10/16/2017, Daily Sports 10/16/2017, Sponichi 10/16/2017, Nikkan Sports 10/16/2017

October 12 @ 01:00 – The Rakuten Eagles are planning to finalize a decision on Masataka Nashida when the Climax Series ends.

Source: Daily Sports 10/11/2017

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