[1/10/2017] Yakult Swallows to give Omatsu a tryout during spring camp

The media  learned on January 10 that the Yakult Swallows are planning to give thirty-four-year-old Shoitsu Omatsu a tryout during Ni-gun spring camp. The former Lotte Marine ruptured his right Achilles tendon during a Ni-gun game in May last year and was unable to play in any Ichi-gun games. Omatsu was offered a coaching job by Lotte, but he turned it down because he was not ready retire.

Source: Daily Sports 1/10/2017, Sanspo 1/10/2017

[UPDATE 2/14 @ 11:21pm]

Omatsu participated in Ni-gun camp on February 14. His tryout will run through to February 17.

Source: Sanspo 2/14/2017

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