Welcome to Yakyubaka.com

[12/28/2014] Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Yakult Swallows

by on Dec.29, 2014 @ 12:59 am, under NPB

Hanshin Tigers

  • Shintaro Fujinami will have the chance to train with Hiroshima's Kenta Maeda for about ten days in January. Fujinami will meet up with Maeda in Tokyo some time in mid-January. Source: Daily Sports 12/28/2014, Sponichi 12/28/2014

Hiroshima Carp

  • Hiroki Kuroda is slated to join the team some time around February 16. He will continue his training in the United States until then. The Carp have sent Kuroda NPB baseballs and footage of Central League hitters. Source: Sanspo 12/28/2014

Yakult Swallows

  • Yasuhiro Ogawa has an interest in the Majors, but will put that aside until after he has proven himself in Japan. Source: Sanspo 12/28/2014