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[12/27/2013] Yomiuri Giants, Chunichi Dragons, Hiroshima Carp

by on Dec.27, 2013 @ 11:57 pm, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

The Giants finished signing all their players.

Source: Sponichi 12/27/2013

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The Giants posted their preliminary spring camp schedule.

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The media learned on Thursday that Hideki Matsui will attend Miyazaki spring camp as a special instructor (from February 1 to 13).

Source: Sanspo 12/27/2013

Chunichi Dragons

Motonobu Tanishige is planning to bring back rigourous spring camp schedules that involve one day off for every six days of practices.  Depending on circumstances, he could also mix in three and five days of practices.

Source: Daily Sports 12/27/2013

According to Nikkan Sports, the schedule will go: three days of practice, one day off, five days of practice, one day off, six days of practice, one day off, six days of practice, one day off, three days of practice.

Source: Nikkan Sports 12/27/2013

Hiroshima Carp

Yuichi Hisamoto will be working out in Shizuoka between January 8 and 22.

Source: Daily Sports 12/27/2013

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Tomonori Maeda signed a one-year advisory contract with the Carp.  The organization could ultimately extend the contract another two years.

Source: Daily Sports 12/27/2013

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Kenta Maeda on posting to fans during an event on Thursday: "It could be as early as the year after next.  I will do my best for a chance to play in the Majors.  I want to become a player teams want."

Source: Daily Sports 12/27/2013