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Draft News and Notes: Akiyama and Yamamoto offered contracts

by on Nov.28, 2009 @ 3:11 am, under NPB

Hanshin Tigers

...The Tigers offered 4th round draft pick Takumi Akiyama a contract worth 6M yen and a signing bonus of 40M yen.

Orix Buffaloes

...The Buffaloes will be meeting with 2nd round draft pick Motoki Higa on the 28th for a second round of negotiations.

The Buffaloes will be holding a press conference on the 29th to introduce all their newly drafted prospects and would ideally like to have Higa present for that as well.

Yakult Swallows

...The Swallows offered 2nd round draft pick Tetsuya Yamamoto a contract worth 12M yen and a signing bonus of 75M yen.