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by on Oct.30, 2009 @ 1:03 am, under NPB

Hanshin Tigers

...The Tigers held a 7-hour practice earlier today (10/29).

Practice consisted of a lot of base running (including sliding) and bunting.

Softbank Hawks

...Fall practice began for the Hawks earlier today (10/29).

Yakults Swallows

...Chang-Yong Lim returned to South Korea earlier today (10/29).

Yomiuri Giants

...The Giants announced earlier today (10/29) that Ni-gun batting coach Ki-Tae Kim will not be returning to the team next season.

Kim had been with the team since 2007 and also worked as a manager for the development squads this year.  Kim is said to be returning to a coaching job in South Korea.