Tag Archive: FA Option

HAM

[8/6/2018] Sho Nakata earns international FA option

Twenty-nine-year-old Sho Nakata earned his international free agent option on August 6 with nine years of service time on the active roster.

Source: Nikkan Sports 8/6/2018, Daily Sports 8/6/2018

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YAK

[7/30/2018] Masayoshi Miwa earns domestic FA option

Thirty-four-year-old Masayoshi Miwa earned his domestic free agent option on July 30 with seven years of service time on the active roster.

Source: Nikkan Sports 7/30/2018, Sanspo 7/30/2018

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YAK

[7/26/2018] Norichika Aoki earns domestic FA option

Thirty-six-year-old Norichika Aoki earned his domestic free agent option today with eight years of service time on the active roster. Aoki signed a three-year contract before the season.

Source: Sanspo 7/26/2018, Nikkan Sports 7/26/2018

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ORI

[7/11/2018] Katsuki Yamazaki re-earns free agent option

Thirty-five-year-old Katsuki Yamazaki re-earned his free agent option on July 10. Yamazaki exercised his first free agent option in 2013 and left the Softbank Hawks for the Orix Buffaloes.

Source: Nikkan Sports 7/10/2018

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YOM

[7/6/2018] Hirokazu Sawamura earns domestic FA option

Thirty-year-old Hirokazu Sawamura earned his domestic free agent option on July 6 with seven years of service time on the active roster. Sawamura told reporters he wanted did not want to think about the option until after the season.

Source: Sanspo 7/6/2018, Nikkan Sports 7/6/2018, Tokyo Sports 7/6/2018, Daily Sports 7/6/2018

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HIR

[6/28/2018] Ryuhei Matsuyama earns domestic FA option

Thirty-two-year-old Ryuhei Matsuyama earned his domestic free agent option with seven years of service time on the active roster on June 27.

Source: Daily Sports 6/27/2018, Sanspo 6/27/2018, Nikkan Sports 6/27/2018

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CHU

[6/20/2018] Kazuki Yoshimi earns domestic FA option

Thirty-three-year-old Kazuki Yoshimi earned his domestic free agent option today with eight years of service time on the active roster. Yoshimi told reporters he was not planning to exercise the option.

Source: Daily Sports 6/20/2018, Sports Hochi 6/20/2018, Sanspo 6/20/2018

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SEI

[5/31/2018] Hideto Asamura earns domestic free agent option

Twenty-seven-year-old Hideto Asamura earned his domestic free agent option on May 31 with eight years of service time on the active roster.

Source: Nikkan Sports 5/31/2018, Sanspo 5/31/2018, Sports Hochi 5/31/2018

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LOT

[5/26/2018] Tomohisa Otani earns domestic free agent option

Thirty-three-year-old Tomohisa Otani earned his domestic free agent option today with seven years of service time on the active roster.

Source: Daily Sports 5/26/2018, Sports Hochi 5/26/2018, Sanspo 5/26/2018

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ORI

[5/20/2018] Yuki Nishi earns domestic free agent option

Twenty-seven-year-old Yuki Nishi earned his domestic free agent option after eight years of service time on the active roster.

Source: Sponichi 5/20/2018, Daily Sports 5/20/2018, Nikkan Sports 5/20/2018, Sanspo 5/20/2018

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