Source: Lotte 12/18/20180 Comments
The Chiba Lotte Marines announced details for Power Series 2019 in Chiba.
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Source: Lotte 12/17/20180 Comments
The Chiba Lotte Marines announced that they reached an agreement with thirty-eight-year-old Toru Hosokawa. He has not yet been assigned a uniform number. According to various media reports, the two sides agreed to a one-year deal worth an estimated fifteen million yen.
[UPDATE 1/12 @ 3:28am]
Hosokawa has been assigned the uniform number 55.0 Comments
The Chiba Lotte Marines announced the following uniform numbers changes:
Source: Lotte 12/3/20180 Comments
The Chiba Lotte Marines announced that they are not going to offer twenty-nine-year-old Matt Dominguez, thirty-one-year-old Tanner Scheppers, and twenty-eight-year-old Edgar Olmos contracts for the 2019 season.
Source: Lotte 11/20/20180 Comments
The Chiba Lotte Marines announced that they are going to hold a tryout for twenty-six-year-old infielder Aderlin Rodriguez. The tryout will take place at Kamogawa Fall Camp between November 12 (Tue) and 15 (Thu).0 Comments
The Chiba Lotte Marines announced that Tatsuya Uchi had surgery to remove loose bodies in his right elbow at a hospital in Yokohama. He will most likely require about three months for a full recovery (he should be able to start throwing workouts after around two months).0 Comments
The Chiba Lotte Marines announced that they acquired twenty-eight-year-old Kennys Vargas. According to various reports, the two sides agreed to a one-year deal worth an estimated 1.5 million US dollars.
[UPDATE 1/12 @ 3:30am]
Vargas has been assigned the uniform number 42.0 Comments
Tadahito Iguchi was named the recipient of the twentieth Golden Spirit Award. Sadaharu Oh and Sadaaki Yoshimura were selected for special awards. An award ceremony will be held in Tokyo on December 4.
Iguchi started getting involved in local communities just before he turned pro. He has donated wheelchairs (forty-two), AED devices (six), and time and money to various facilities and organizations during a career in baseball that has spanned more than twenty years. He set up baseball clinics, visited hospitals, and provided support during the Eastern Japan Earthquake through Ai Kikin, a charitable organization he helped create when he was a member of the Daiei Hawks.0 Comments
Naoya Emura hurt his leg during base-running practices on November 1. The Chiba Lotte Marines announced that he was examined at a hospital in Kamogawa and diagnosed with an injury to his right biceps femoris muscle that will require about four months for a full recovery.0 Comments