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[10/17/2015] Hanshin Tigers: Tomoaki Kanemoto accepts offer to become next manager

by on Oct.17, 2015 @ 9:54 pm, under NPB

The Hanshin Tigers announced earlier today that Tomoaki Kanemoto accepted their offer to become their next manager. Kanemoto contacted the organization some time after 5:00pm to inform them of his decision. The Tigers are planning to hold a press conference in the not so distant future.

Source: official announcement, Daily Sports 10/17/2015, Daily Sports 10/17/2015Nikkan Sports 10/17/2015, Sponichi 10/17/2015

[UPDATE 10/19 @ 12:46am]

The Tigers are scheduled to hold a press conference on October 19 to introduce Kanemoto as their new manager. The two sides may have agreed on either a three- or four-year deal.

Source: Nikkan Sports 10/18/2015

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