...A subcommittee meeting consisting of four team (Giants, Tigers, Hawks, and Eagles) met in Miyazaki on Wendesday to discuss the possibility of sending NPB players to the Asia Games and the Intercontinental Cup later this year. The subcommittee also found out that the deadline for submitting preliminary rosters for the Asia Games is in May. While nothing really came out of the talks, they did decide that a decision had to be made during the next executive meeting in March.
The subcommittee will now pass this information on to the other teams and the player's association.
...Suguru Egawa paid his respects to Shigeru Kobayashi on Monday by visiting the Kobayashi family in Fukui City.