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Tsuyoshi Wada and Munenori Kawasaki Updates: November 30, 2011

by on Nov.30, 2011 @ 9:36 am, under NPB

Tsuyoshi Wada and Munenori Kawasaki are expected to file their international FA options some time today.

Wada Rumors

  • expected to hire Alan Nero to represent him.
  • Washington Nationals, Arizona Diamondbacks, and LA Dodgers are amongst that could be interested.
  • could hold press conference as early as Thursday (12/1) to announce intentions.

Kawasaki Rumors

  • interesting mainly in the Seattle Mariners.
  • could hold a press conference as early as today (11/3).

Sources:

和田&川崎、メジャー挑戦へ30日にFA宣言…ソフトバンク

最後は二ゴロ…川崎マリナーズ入りへ30日にも会見

メジャー挑戦決定的な和田 1日にも会見へ

UPDATE @ 6:10pm - Both Wada and Kawasaki filed the necessary paperwork to exercise their FA options.  Both are expected to hold press conferences some time in the near future.