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Draft News and Notes: Saito, Tomura, Kikuchi news

by on Nov.14, 2009 @ 5:43 pm, under NPB

Hanshin Tigers

...The Tigers are planning to invite either Kazuhito Futagmi OR Masanori Fujihara to the Ichi-gun Spring camp.  Not both.  The team only has room for one.

Hiroshima Carp

...Takeru Imamura's contract of 10M yen plus 100M yen signing bonus was a club high for player out of high school.

Rakuten Eagles

...The Eagles offered 1st round draft pick Kenji Tomura a contract worth 15M yen and a signing bonus of 90M yen.

Seibu Lions

...The Lions will be holding Yusei Kikuchi's December 12th press conference at hotel (not at the Seibu Dome, as was previously mentioned).

Yakult Swallows

...The Swallows are preparing the number 1 for 2010 Draft prospect Yuki Saito.

The Swallows are also planning on sending all their scouts to watch Saito pitch at the U-26 vs College All-Stars game.