Year end departures

December is the end of the year and the time for cutting ties with former players. These are the foreign players who were released and not re-signed by their teams.


Pacific League

Seibu Lions

SoftBank Hawks

Rakuten Eagles

Lotte Marines

Nippon Ham Fighters

Orix Buffaloes

Central League

Yomiuri Giants

DeNA BayStars

Hanshin Tigers

Hiroshima Carp

Chunichi Dragons

Yakult Swallows

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