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[1/1/2014] Softbank Hawks, Seibu Lions, Orix Buffaloes

by on Jan.01, 2014 @ 11:52 pm, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

Koji Akiyama plans to bat Dae-Ho Lee clean-up.

Source: Sponichi 1/1/2014

Seibu Lions

1st round draft pick Tomoya Mori will most likely start things off at Ni-gun spring camp.  3rd round draft pick Takuya Toyoda will most likely be assigned to Ichi-gun spring camp.

Source: Daily Sports 1/1/2014

Orix Buffaloes

The Buffaloes are thinking offering Ichiro Suzuki a job as a player/manager next year.  The Buffaloes would like Ichiro to end his career in their uniform and could be willing to sign him to a contract that would allow him to play until he is ready to retire.

So Taguchi could also be offered a contract as a member of the coaching staff.

Source: Sports Hochi 1/1/2014

One comment on “[1/1/2014] Softbank Hawks, Seibu Lions, Orix Buffaloes

  1. Dylan

    Are the Orix Bufffaloes thinking about signing Ichiro to be a player/manager or player/coach? If it’s manager, Did anyone tell Moriwaki he might be out?

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