It appears the Yokohama Bay Stars are not only looking into Tony Blanco, but also Jorge Sosa.
The Bay Stars are still thinking about moving Shun Yamaguchi to the starting rotation and feel Sosa could be a candidate to replace him as closer.
Source: Sponichi 10/8/2012
Blanco on his current status: "I love the Dragons. ... My agent is speaking to the team right now. Thinking about too many things can have an affect on my ability to play. I want to focus on the game. ... I am working hard in order to get a good contract." Source: Sponichi 10/8/2012