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12/8/2010: Hideki Okajima, Kenshin Kawakami, Hideki Matsui

by on Dec.08, 2010 @ 1:26 pm, under MLB

Hideki Okajima's agent, Joe Rosen, said that he'll accept offers from any club in the Majors and the NPB.

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Kenshin Kawakami's agent, Dan Evans, told reporters that his client's goal was to play in the Majors next season.  The Pirates are rumored to be interested in Kawakami (trade).

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Koji Uehara doesn't seem to mind signing a 1-year deal and that his #1 desire was simply to play in the Majors.

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According to Fox Sports, the Seattle Mariners apparently have some interest in Hideki Matsui. (via Nikkan Sports) ... Arn Tellem, Matsui's agent, says that a number of teams have contacted him about his client and that there was still a ways to go before anything could be decided.  He also added that Matsui wants to play on a regular basis and wants to play for a team that's capable of winning.

Shigeo Nagashima doesn't see Matsui returning to Japan and said he expected Matsui to have a better idea of where in the US he was going play next season before the end of the year.