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[11/28/2014] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Yakult Swallows

by on Nov.29, 2014 @ 2:53 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • Kan Otake is hoping to lose about five kilograms during the off-season. Source: Nikkan Sports 11/28/2014
  • Yokohama senryokugai Shugo Fujii is planning to retire. He is expected to accept a job as pitching coach for the Giants. Source: Sanspo 11/28/2014
  • Former Giant Masumi Kuwata's son, Masaki Kuwata, was drafted by the Niigata Albirex Baseball Club (BC League) on Friday. Source: official announcement
  • Former Giant Alex Ramirez's son, Yonder Ramirez, was drafted by the Gunma Diamond Pegasus Baseball Club (BC League) on Friday. Source: official announcement

Hanshin Tigers

  • Takashi Toritani did not attend a team golf cup tournament on Thursday, most likely because he was busy preparing for next year. Source: Sanspo 11/28/2014

Yakult Swallows

  • Players and staff attended a one-hour lecture given by mental training consultant Kyoko Imai on Thursday. Source: Sanspo 11/28/2014