The media learned yesterday that the Hanshin Tigers are already thinking about scheduling a number of games against universities with players they have interest in. Nikkan Sports mentions Meiji, Toyo, Kinki, and Ritsumeikan as universities the Tigers are planning on approaching.
Amongst the players the Tigers are interested in:
Yusuke Nomura - Meiji
Takahiro Fujioka - Toyo
Yuhei Nakaushiro - Kinki
Takeaki Tokuyama (sp ?) - Ritsumeikan