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[11/10/2013] Rumors: Kataoka, Wakui (SEI), Ogasawara (YOM)

by on Nov.11, 2013 @ 2:47 am, under NPB

Yasuyuki Kataoka

  • The Orix Buffaloes could make a run at Kataoka.  Second base is a position they would like to upgrade, but they are still in the process of considering all their options.  If Munenori Kawasaki decides to return to Japan next year, he could also be an option. [Sponichi 11/10/2013]

Michihiro Ogasawara

  • Ogasawara told reporters on Sunday that he plans to exercise his FA option. [Daily Sports 11/10/2013]
  • "I will become a free agent.  I have been speaking to the team since September and with considerations from the organization, I arrived at my decision a few days ago.  I want one more chance and decided to try with a new team," Ogasawara said. [Nikkan Sports 11/10/2013]

Hideaki Wakui

  • Wakui told reporters on Saturday that he plans to sit down with every team that is interested in him before he decides where to go. [Sponichi 11/10/2013]