Updates on Shuichi Murata from November 30, 2011:
- Murata will apparently meet with the Yomiuri Giants on 12/3. Tatsunori Hara could end up attend the meeting. The team is expected to offer Murata a two-year deal worth a total 500M yen (2.2yen a year plus a bonus). They may also offer him the numbers 25 and 5.
- Murata has also mentioned that he wants to speak to Yokohama/DeNA first.