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[11/23/2014] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Yokohama Bay Stars

by on Nov.24, 2014 @ 5:41 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • The Giants held retirement ceremonies for Yoshihito Ishii (36) and Yasunari Takagi (32) during fan appreciation day on Sunday. Source: Sanspo 11/23/2014

Hanshin Tigers

  • 1st round draft pick Yuya Yokoyama and 2nd round draft pick Tsuyoshi Ishizaki could be assigned to Ichi-gun spring camp next year. Source: Nikkan Sports 11/23/2014
  • Shintaro Fujinami hit into a triple play during Saturday's fan appreciation day intra-squad game. Source: Sanspo 11/23/2014
  • Yutaka Wada is thinking about changing the team slogan for the first time in three years. Source: Sanspo 11/23/2014, Nikkan Sports 11/23/2014

Hiroshima Carp

  • Jun Hirose told reporters on Saturday that he bumped into Hiroyuki Nakajima and Kyuji Fujikawa while he was working out in the United States. Source: Daily Sports 11/23/2014 ... Hirose was in Los Angeles working out at EXOS between October 28 and November 19. Source: Daily Sports 11/23/2014
  • The Carp unveiled their slogan for 2015: Joshodamashi Red Rising. Source: official announcement
  • The media learned on Sunday that Jumpei Ono (27) filed marriage papers with a twenty-eight-year-old woman from Tokyo on August 8. The two are currently living in Hiroshima. Source: Sports Hochi 11/23/2014

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Hanshin senryokugai Yuji Yoshimi (36) will rejoin the Yokohama organization as a pitching coach. Toshio Fukazawa (31) signed on as a bullpen catcher. Source: Nikkan Sports 11/23/2014