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Kosuke Fukudome News and Notes: November 29, 2012

by on Nov.30, 2012 @ 5:02 am, under NPB

Hanshin Tigers' GM Katsuhiro Nakamura told reporters that he met Kosuke Fukudome on Wednesday.  The two sides met for about two hours and Nakamura reportedly left the meeting uncertain of what Fukudome was thinking.  While the Tigers have not set any hard deadlines, some sort of a decision is expected sometime around the end of the MLB Winter Meetings next month.  Source: Sanspo 11/29/2012

Nakamura told reporters on Wednesday to stop following him.  He also promised to announce details later on."  Source: Sponichi 11/29/2012

The Tigers met Fukudome over dinner.  They may have offered him a three-year deal worth over 500 million yen.  Source: Sports Hochi Osaka 11/29/2012

Daily Sports thinks the Tigers may have offered Fukudome a deal up to three years long at a total of about 600 million yen.  Source: Daily Sports 11/29/2012


Yokohama Bay Stars's GM Shigeru Takada informed the media that they met Fukudome on Thursday.  Source: Sanspo 11/29/2012