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Around the NPB Horn: Teams continue to re-sign their players

by on Nov.30, 2009 @ 8:43 pm, under NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters

...Masanori Hayashi put the Fighters' latest offer of 40M yen (up 5M yen) on hold Monday.  Naoki Miyanishi and Shintaro Ejiri have also put their offers on hold.

Orix Buffaloes

...The Buffaloes re-signed 9 players today, including Yuki Nishi at 6M yen (up 1M yen).

Softbank Hawks

...The Hawks re-signed Yuichi Honda to a contract worth 52M yen (down 4M yen).

Yokohama Bay Stars

...The Bay Stars re-signed the following three players:

Takeshi Hosoyamada - 15M yen (up 5M yen)

Noriharu Yamazaki - 13M yen (up 3M yen)

Hitoshi Fujie - 11M yen (down 1M yen)

Yomiuri Giants

...The Yomiuri Giants re-signed the following two players:

Takanobu Tsujiuchi - 6M yen (up 500,000yen)

Toru Murata - 8.4M yen (down 1.2M yen)

...Shinnosuke Abe donated 3.2M yen to his home town of Urayasu City, Chiba (10,000 yen for every home run and he hit 32 this past season).

...JP Post will be releasing a commemorative set of New Year's post cards commemorating the Giants' championship run this year.  Interested fans will be able to place orders of the set between December 1st and the 21st.  There are a total four designs.

Other

...The NPB held a ceremony on Monday to hand out the standard golden glove trophies to winners of the 2009 Golden Glove awards.