The Tochigi Golden Braves of the BC League announced that they hired Takayuki Terauchi to be their new manager. Terauchi spent twelve years in the Yomiuri organization before retiring at the end of the season this year.
Tochigi also announced to additions to their staff:
Source: Tochigi 12/19/20180 Comments
Thirty-three-year-old Yasushi Iihara told reporters on October 30 that he does not plan on exercising his international free agent option. He was unable to celebrate the team’s pennant last year because of a left knee injury and is hoping to help the team win a championship next year.
Source: Sanspo 10/31/20160 Comments
Yasushi Iihara earned his international FA option today with nine years of service time on the active roster.
Source: Sponichi 6/3/20160 Comments