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NPB Roundup 12/18: Guiel to return to Swallows next season

by on Dec.17, 2008 @ 11:54 pm, under NPB

Sanspo: The Yakult Swallows will give Aaron Guiel another shot. The Swallows must feel confident enough that Guiel will be ready for the 2009 season.

Sanspo: The official contract details for Daisuke Miura are released. The Bay Stars and Miura officially signed a 3-year deal that could be worth up to 900M yen.

Nikkan Sports: The Hiroshima Carp appear to have agreed to terms with Scott Dohmann. Reports indicate that the deal calls for a 1-year deal worth $650,000.

Nikkan Sports: The Yakult Swallows get a phone call from Ryoji Aikawa. The call was nothing more than, "Please give me a little more time," but it was enough to make them feel better about the chances of signing him. Aikawa will apparently decide where he intends to play next season before the end of the month -- the Swallows intend to wait patiently until then.