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.
[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