Kazuo Matsui was at the general meeting held by the Golden Players Club (Meikyukai) on Sunday. He became a member of the club when he picked up his 2,000th hit this past season.
Akinori Iwamura wants to bat second and is setting his sights on a .400 OBP next season.
Daisuke Matsuzaka has been training at Athletes Performance Institute (API) in Arizona since 12/9. He's been working out about 5-6 hours a day and is satisfied with his training program. API is also planning on putting together a bullpen for Matsuzaka to practice in. Matuzaka plans to take the day off the 13th and will train at API until the 15th.
It seems Ryota Igarashi has received an offer from a baseball club he wants to join. Which club that is, he obviously won't say.