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[10/19/2013] Hiroshima Carp, Hanshin Tigers

by on Oct.20, 2013 @ 7:20 am, under NPB

Hiroshima Carp

Bryan Bullington left of the US on Saturday.  2014 will be the final year of a two-year deal.

Source: Daily Sports 10/19/2013


The Carp have apparently seen an increase in female fans.

Source: ZakZak 10/19/2013

Hanshin Tigers

The Tigers may try to limit the number of media appearances Shintaro Fujinami makes this off-season because they want him to rest.

Source: Tokyo Sports 10/19/2013


The Tigers announced that INF/base-running coach Teruyoshi Kuji will not be returning next season.  Kuji informed the team he wanted to step down from his post on the 13th.  The front office accepted his resignation on Saturday.

Source: Nikkan Sports 10/19/2013


The Tigers are planning to select, at most, five players during the upcoming draft.

Source: Daily Sports 10/19/2013


The Tigers announced that Yamato (25) will marry 25-year-old freelance reporter Mariko Hara.

Source: Sports Hochi 10/19/2013, Nikkan Sports 10/19/2013