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Around the NPB Horn: Ueno, Fukukawa, Ogasawara, Kamei re-sign

by on Nov.24, 2009 @ 5:36 pm, under NPB

Chiba Lotter Marines

...The Marines re-signed Hiroki Ueno to a 14M yen contract (up 2M yen).

Hanshin Tigers

...Club president Nobuo Minami on the Akihiro Yano situation:

Yano is in our plans.  While we did file a complaint [with the Buffaloes], there won't be any further discussions.  Murayama (Orix Buffaloes' GM) apologized to us and that's the end of that.

Yakult Swallows

...The Swallows re-signed Masakazu Fukukawa to a 27M contract (down 8M yen).  Fukukawa suffered an injury to his left wrist and was limited to just 11 Ichi-gun games this past season.

Yomiuri Giants

...The Giants re-signed the following two players on Tuesday:

Michihiro Ogasawara - 380Myen (no change)
Yoshiyuki Kamei - 60M yen (up 30M yen)

Ogasawara is the in the final year of a 4-year contract.