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2010 Draft News and Notes: November 28, 2010

by on Nov.28, 2010 @ 9:21 pm, under NPB

Hiroshima Carp

...agreed to terms with Yuya Fukui (1st round) today.  Contract 15M yen, 100M yen bonus, 50M yen incentives.  The Carp have now finished signing all their draft picks.

Rakuten Eagles

The Eagles announced today that they will sit down and talk contract with Toshihito Abe (3rd round) on 11/30 and Takahiro Shiomi (1st round) on 12/4.  The Eagles also plan on holding a press conference on 12/13 to introduce all the players they drafted in 2010.

Nippon Ham Fighters

Kensuke Tanaka hopes that Yuki Saito (1st round) doesn't feel pressured from all the attention to over-work himself next year. ... Former Nippon Ham Fighter Yukihiro Nishizaki has three suggestions for Saito: don't just listen and do what the coaches ask, make sure you think things through as well; build [friendly] rivalries within the team; and talk as much as possible to Yu Darvish.