[4/14/2016] What Hanshin could be looking for in this year’s draft

According to a report by Daily Sports, the Hanshin Tigers are primarily looking at three types of players for the 2016 draft:

  • immediate help, right-handed pitcher – someone to complement Shintaro Fujinami in the starting rotation
  • left-handed hitting short stop – someone to take over after Takashi Toritani
  • high school, left-handed pitcher – the next Atsushi Nomi

Source: Daily Sports 4/14/2016

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