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Around the NPB Horn: Marines to give Imaoka a tryout during Spring camp

by on Nov.19, 2009 @ 8:56 pm, under NPB

Chiba Lotte Marines

...The Marines have invited Makoto Imaoka to a tryout at their Spring camp next year.

Chunichi Dragons

...The Dragons re-signed Ryosuke Hirata to a contract worth 16M yen (no change).

Rakuten Eagles

...The Eagles announced the following two uniform number changes:

Kazuo Fukumori 62 > 11
Toshiya Nakashima 64 > 8

Seibu Lions

...Perhaps taking a page out of this year's Red Carpet at Akasaka Sakasu, the Seibu Lions have decided to do something similar for their upcoming Fan Appreciate Day event (11/23).

They will have a 960m long Red Carpet wrapping around the Dome for players and coaches to walk down.

Yomiuri Giants

...The Giants announced they re-signed Soichi Fujita to a 40M yen contract (down 10M yen).

...Yoshiyuki Kamei returned to his workouts on Thursday in preparation for the upcoming U-26 vs College All-Star Game.