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[10/12/2013] Chunichi Dragons, Yakult Swallows, Yokohama Bay Stars

by on Oct.13, 2013 @ 12:05 am, under NPB

Chunichi Dragons

Hiromitsu Ochiai has not yet signed an official contract with the Dragons.  The two sides are still finalizing the terms.

Source: Sanspo 10/12/2013

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Ochiai and Motonobu Tanishige are scheduled to watch fall practices at Nagoya Stadium on the 15th.

Source: Nikkan Sports 10/12/2013

Yakult Swallows

Fall camp will begin a few days earlier than last year -- instead of running between November 5-21, it will run between November 1-21.

Source: Daily Sports 10/12/2013, Sanspo 10/12/2013

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Tahara, Aichi is planning to name Yasuhiro Ogawa a hometown ambassador (Furusato Taishi).

Source: Sanspo 10/12/2013

Yokohama Bay Stars

The front office does not plan on signing bullpen catcher Yasuhiko Katahira (50) to a coaching contract next season.  They have offered him a job in the front office.

Source: Sponichi 10/12/2013