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[11/18/2014] Free Agents: Takashi Toritani, Eiichi Koyano

by on Nov.19, 2014 @ 4:31 am, under NPB

Takashi Toritani

  • The Hanshin Tigers met Toritani at a hotel in Nishinomiya for about an hour on Monday.
  • President Nobuo Minami and executive Eiichi Takano attended the meeting. Minami was their to show Toritani how serious the organization was about re-signing him.
  • Toritani held off on making a decision during the meeting.
  • It is uncertain if the two sides will meet again.
  • MLB: Toritani is looking for a real chance to compete for an everyday job.

Source: Nikkan Sports 11/18/2014, Sponichi 11/18/2014, Sanspo 11/18/2014

Eiichi Koyano

  • The Seibu Lions announced that they will be meeting Koyano in Tokyo on the 19th.
  • The Lions are preparing the uniform numbers 5 and 6 for Koyano.
  • The Lions will most likely offer a two-year deal worth around 200 million yen.
  • The Orix Buffaloes met Koyano in Tokyo on Monday.

Sources: Sponichi 11/17/2014, Sports Hochi 11/18/2014, Sponichi 11/18/2014