[11/18/2016] Hanshin Tigers interested in Eric Campbell

According to report by Daily Sports, the Hanshin Tigers are talking to twenty-nine-year-old infielderĀ Eric Campbell. They shifted their focus to Campbell after they decided to give up on Casey McGehee.

The Tigers have been looking for a bat that can play third base because they want to keep first base open in the event they also sign Yoshio Itoi and want to move Kosuke Fukudome to a less taxing position like first.

Source: Daily Sports 11/18/2016

[UPDATE 11/19 @ 4:50pm]

The Tigers may be close to finalizing an agreement with Campbell. An announcement could be made within the next few days.

Source: Daily Sports 11/19/2016

[UPDATE 11/20 @ 6:47pm]

The Tigers andĀ Campbell have reportedly reached an agreement, though nothing is official yet.

Source: Nikkan Sports 11/20/2016

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