In the 4th year of Hanshin, who won the title of the best intermediate in professional baseball and the Central League, Kyomi Yuasa has renewed his contract with an estimated annual salary of 47 million yen, which is more than nine times this season.

Yuasa pitched in 59 games as a middleman this season, raised 43 holds, and marked 45 hold points to win the title of best middleman for the first time.

In addition, in the first stage of the climax series, he closed the game in the first and third rounds and made saves in both, contributing to the team's advance to the final stage, and Japan's preparations for the WBC = World Baseball Classic to be held next year. He was also selected as a member of the warm-up match for the national team.

Pitcher Yuasa attended contract negotiations at the team office in Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture on the 30th, and the contract was renewed with an annual salary of 47 million yen, an increase of 42 million yen from the estimated 5 million yen this season, more than 9 times. .

At the press conference, pitcher Yuasa looked back on this season, saying, “I came here with the goal of winning the title.

After that, "Of course I want to participate in the WBC, and if I am selected, I want to show everything I have.I will aim to win the title for the second year in a row in the season, so that I can show my improved appearance from the opening. I want to spend this time off," he said.

Masumi Hamachi Renewal with an annual salary of 32 million yen, an estimated 25 million yen increase

On the other hand, pitcher Masumi Hamachi, who pitched in 52 games, the highest number of his career this season, also entered into contract negotiations, and both contracts were renewed with an estimated annual salary of 32 million yen, an increase of 25 million yen from this season.