Professional baseball Lotte veteran catcher Hosokawa et al. 3 people out of force November 4, 18:51
Professional baseball Lotte has announced that it will not sign a contract for next season with three players, including 40-year-old catcher Toru Hosokawa, who has experienced the best in Japan five times.
Hosokawa, who is in his 19th year as a professional player, has a skillful lead and is a 40-year-old catcher who has experienced the best in Japan five times in total with Seibu who joined in 2002 and Softbank who transferred as a free agent, and is the best nine. He has won the Golden Glove Award twice.
He joined Lotte with Rakuten as a free contract and played 31 games last season, but he was not promoted to one army this season.
On the 4th, the team announced that it will not sign a contract for next season with Hosokawa, 35-year-old pitcher Tatsuya Uchi, who made 26 saves, and 32-year-old Kei Hosoya.
The future of the three is undecided.