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.