The Seibu Lions have started over the organization decided to clean house in the middle of the season. Logan Martinez has taken over the club - and he's made immediate changes. The Lions were able to sign all of their draft picks right away, including stud 1st round pick catcher Shinshu Yamaguchi, to minor league deals. Yamaguchi and the other draft picks were was drafted by the previous regime Martinez also signed two young free agents in Australian SP Sterling Baxter and LF Rudy Carter. Jose Perez was also offered by Seibu, but he decided to take a major league contract with the Chicago Cubs.