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Now in the final month of the 2014 Japanese baseball regular season, the “A-Class” teams in the Central and Pacific leagues look forward to October’s Climax Series of playoffs, while the three also-rans in both divisions begin thinking about next year.

How many clubs will change managers is a question to be answered in the coming weeks, but it seems likley the Tokyo Yakult Swallows will be looking to hire a new skipper. The Seibu Lions, Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles and Yokohama BayStars may also be thinking about getting a new field leader.

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