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Hanshin Tigers News and Notes: December 15, 2010

by on Dec.15, 2010 @ 6:27 pm, under NPB

Masashi Nohara returned to his home town in Nagasaki after workouts (running and sprints) at Naruohama on Tuesday.  Nohara told reporters he was going to work out with Team Jojima for about a week in January.

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According to a number of reports (like Nikkan Sports and Sanspo), the Tigers are closing in on a 1-year extension with Randy Messenger.

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Takashi Toritani was presented with the 2010 Yanase Hanshin Tigers MVP Award on Tuesday.  He also received a free Mercedes Benz C200 CGI.

Toritani has plans of working out with Tadahito Iguchi (LOT) in Okinawa in January.