Haruki Ihara can see using Hichori Morimoto as a right-handed bat off the bench. Morimoto is expected to get an offer from Seibu.
Source: Daily Sports 11/13/2013
Morimoto told reporters he planned to work hard during tryouts and that if he failed to land a job, he was prepared to retire.
Source: Sanspo 11/13/2013
Dae-Ho Lee may not have been particularly happy with the Buffaloes parting ways with batting coach Kazuhiko Ishimine. Tokyo Sports wonders how much of an impact it might have on Lee's final decision.
Source: Tokyo Sports 11/13/2013