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Yokohama Bay Stars: Kinjo to exercise domestic FA option?

by on Nov.05, 2010 @ 11:47 am, under NPB

34-year-old Tatsuhiko Kinjo may be thinking about exercising his domestic FA option.

Said Kinjo, "I don't care about the money.  More than that, I just want to play with a team I won't have any regrets with later on."  He also said, "I think I can still play and I'd like to play on a team where I still have a chance to compete for a starting job.  I'll negotiate with Yokohama, but I'm also interested in seeing what other teams have to offer.

Incidentally, it seems the Bay Stars would like to see Kinjo join the front office at some point in the future.


Fall camp may have been the last time Seiichi Uchikawa wears a Bay Stars uniform.

"I'd like the younger players and fans to watch what I do when I practice," said Uchikawa.

Uchikawa doesn't know when his next meeting with the front office will be, but it seems he did say he wanted to sit down with them once before deciding what to do.


Shigeru Kaga tossed 68 pitches in the bullpen on Thursday at fall camp.