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Draft News and Notes: All but two players drafted in 2009 signed and delivered

by on Dec.14, 2009 @ 8:38 pm, under NPB

Hanshin Tigers

...The Tigers held a press conference to announce their final 2009 draft signing -- 5th round draft pick Shunsuke Fujikawa.

The Tigers gave him a contract worth 10M yen with a signing bonus of 60M yen.


...Asides from Takao Suwabe (Dragons' 6th round draft pick; returning to Honda) and Naomasa Yokawa (Giants' Ikusei 3rd round draft pick; continuing education at Tokyo University of Agriculture), every other player taken in the 2009 draft signed with the team that selected them.