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Free agency filing period ends [11/30/2011]

by on Nov.30, 2011 @ 10:28 pm, under NPB

The free agency filing period ended today.  Amongst some of the players that filed, along with what might come next:

  • Tsuyoshi Wada - MLB
  • Hisashi Iwakuma - MLB
  • Munenori Kawasaki - MLB
  • Shuichi Murata - Yomiuri
  • Saburo Omura - Lotte
  • Toshiya Sugiuchi - Yomiuri
  • Kazuyuki Hoashi - Softbank
  • Takahiro Arai - remain with Hanshin

The NPB commissioner's office will release a complete list of players that filed for free agency tomorrow.  Negotiations with free agents will then officially begin on 12/2.