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[12/1/2014] Alfredo Despaigne, Shugo Fujii, Hiroyuki Nakajima

by on Dec.02, 2014 @ 12:25 am, under NPB

The Orix Buffaloes are looking to sign Tony Blanco (34) and Bryan Bullington (34). Source: Nikkan Sports 12/1/2014

The Hanshin Tigers are open to making changes/improvements to their last offer to Hiroyuki Nakajima (32), if necessary. Source: Sponichi 12/1/2014 ... The Seibu Lions are not planning to make any changes to their offer. Source: Sponichi 12/1/2014 ... The Orix Buffaloes could make an offer. Source: Sponichi 12/1/2014 ... Nakajima wants another shot at playing in the Majors next year and could be okay with just a spring training invite. Source: Daily Sports 12/11/2014 ... Nakajima will be returning to Japan some time this week. Source: Sanspo 12/1/2014

The Chiba Lotte Marines may have offered a two-year deal worth an estimated 500 million yen for Alfredo Despaigne (28). They may also be willing to give Despaigne permission to leave the team during the season next year to participate in the Pan American Games. Source: Sponichi 12/1/2014

Shugo Fujii posted a series of images of a handwritten letter announcing his decision to retire on his blog on Monday. Source: Blog 12/1/2014

Doo-Sol Han (17), a high school pitcher out of Korea, is slated to play in the Industrial League next year for Riseisha Gakuen's Riseisha College of Medicine and Sports. Source: Sponichi 12/1/2014