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Yomiuri Giants to send five players to Australian league

by on Nov.05, 2010 @ 8:43 pm, under NPB

The Yomiuri Giants announced today that they will be sending five of their players to the Australian Baseball League that begins on the 6th.  The five players will be playing for the Melbourne Aces.

Norihito Kaneto, Masumi Hoshino, Itaru Hashimoto, and Takahiro Ijuin will be flying out of Japan on the 7th and will be ready to play on the 11th.  Yoshiyuki Kamei will leave Japan after fall camp on the 22nd and be ready to play on the 26th.  The five will then remain in Australia until the end of the season (12/23).