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[11/25/2013] Draft News and Notes

by on Nov.26, 2013 @ 7:24 am, under NPB

Yakult Swallows

  • The Swallows signed 3rd round draft pick Ryo Akiyoshi to a provisional contract on Monday and assigned him the number fourteen. [Sports Hochi 11/25/2013]

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • All eight members of the 2013 draft class got a tour of the facilties in Sapporo on Monday. [Nikkan Sports 11/25/2013]
  • The Fighters will register 3rd round draft pick Hiromi Oka as an infielder and 7th round draft pick Ryosuke Kishisato as an outfielder.  That does not necessarily rule out their use as pitchers. [Sponichi 11/25/2013]

Orix Buffaloes

  • 8th round draft pick Satoshi Oyama signed a provisional contract with Orix on Monday.  He was given the number forty.  The Buffaloes have now signed all nine of the 2013 draft pick. [Sports Hochi 11/25/2013]