[10/24/2018] Takashi Toritani wants another shot at shortstop

Thirty-seven-year-old Takashi Toritani had a chance to talk to new manager Akihiro Yano during the first day of fall practices on October 23 and told him how he wanted time to practice at short and ultimately, another shot a winning the everyday job. Toritani wants no favors and no promises, just a chance. Yano seems open to the idea. He wanted to know what was important to the veteran and is planning to give him a fair and equal shot at the position.

Source: Sports Hochi 10/24/2018, Daily Sports 10/24/2018, Daily Sports 10/24/2018, Sponichi 10/24/2018, Sanspo 10/23/2018, Tokyo Sports 10/23/2018

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