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[10/28/2013] Yomiuri Giants, Yakult Swallows, Hiroshima Carp, Hanshin Tigers

by on Oct.29, 2013 @ 3:50 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

Shigeyuki Furuki will be joining the Giants Academy staff as a roving coach for the eleven schools in the Kanto area.  He will begin in January 2014.

Source: Daily Sports 10/28/2013

Yakult Swallows

Akihisa Nishida twisted his ankle while running the bases in the 2nd inning of a Phoenix League game against Orix on Sunday.  He was taken off the list of players attending fall camp in November.

Source: Sanspo 10/28/2013

Hiroshima Carp

Fall camp will take place between November 11 and 21 in Nichinan, Miyazaki.  There will be days off on the 7th, 12th, and 17th.

Source: official announcement

Hanshin Tigers

The Tigers announced the addition of Hideo Furuya to the coaching staff.  He will be the new Ni-gun chief/batting coach.

Source: official announcement


Ryosuke Ogata (23), Shinta Hifumi (21), Kazuhito Futagami (26), and Hiroaki Saiuchi (20) could be headed to the Winter Leagues in Taiwan (November 23 - December 23).

Source: Daily Sports 10/28/2013