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Draft News and Notes: Dragons give up on Takao Suwabe

by on Dec.05, 2009 @ 12:51 am, under NPB

Chunichi Dragons

...The Dragons have given up on signing 6th round draft pick Takao Suwabe.  The two sides met for the second time on Thursday and could not come upon an agreement.  This marks the first time since 1981 that the Dragons were not able to come to terms with a player they drafted.

The Dragons have now finished offering contracts to all 10 of the players they drafted (9 of which signed).

Seibu Lions

...The Lions are thinking about hiring a personal security guard for Yusei Kikuchi during Spring camp.