The Hiroshima Carp announced on September 27 that this will be Soichiro Amaya’s last year. The thirty-four-year-old approached the Carp about retiring and they accepted. A press conference is scheduled for October 4.0 Comments
Thirty-two-year-old Soichiro Amaya earned his domestic free agent option in August. He has already told the Hiroshima Carp his intentions. When he spoke to the media on November 1, he said he did not want to leave and did not think he personally earned the option, so much as he was allowed to earn the option. His focus is already on the 2017 season.
Hirotaka Egusa also earned his domestic free agent option this year. He to is planning to stay.
Source: Daily Sports 11/2/20160 Comments
Thirty-two-year-old Soichiro Amaya earned his domestic FA option today with eight years of service time on the active roster.
Source: Daily Sports 8/31/20160 Comments