[2017 Free Agency] Ryoma Nogami Rumors

Date Team Update
@ 3:47p
Seibu If the Lions decide to take a player as part of their compensation for losing Nogami, Hatsuhiko Tsuji would like them to go after a pitcher. Daily Sports 11/29/2017, Nikkan Sports 11/29/2017, Sponichi 11/29/2017
@ 1:56a
Seibu Nogami contacted the Lions on November 27 to let them know he will be signing with another team. Sanspo 11/28/2017, ZakZak 11/28/2017
@ 3:17p
Yomiuri The media is reporting that Nogami has decided to sign with the Giants. He may have agreed to a three-year deal worth around 400 to 450 million yen. Nikkan Sports 11/28/2017, Nikkan Sports 11/28/2017, Sports Hochi 11/28/2017, Sponichi 11/28/2017, Daily Sports 11/28/2017
@ 9:33p
Yomiuri The Giants may have come out on top. There could be announcement of a deal some time soon. Tokyo Sports 11/27/2017
@ 6:21p
Yomiuri Giants GM Yoshitaka Katori told reporters on November 25 that they were interest in Nogami because of his durability and overall make-up (not just counting numbers like wins). Katori feels Nogami has the ability to become a number two or three pitcher in their rotation. Nikkan Sports 11/26/2017, Sponichi 11/26/2017, Daily Sports 11/26/2017
@ 9:49pm
Nogami admitted on November 23 that he has received a number of offers and hoped to make a decision by early-December. Daily Sports 11/23/2017, Nikkan Sports 11/23/2017
@ 2:51p
Seibu The Lions offered Nogami a three-year deal. Sponichi 11/22/2017
@ 12:25a
Yomiuri The Giants are looking into Nogami because they are still not sure where Miles Mikolas is going to end up next year. Nikkan Sports 11/21/2017
@ 12:40a
Yokohama The Bay Stars are expected to reach out to Nogami. Sports Hochi 11/19/2017
@ 12:30a
Seibu The Lions are not planning to sit down with Nogami again because they feel the offer they made is sufficient. They met Nogami twice and improved their initial offer during their second meeting. Daily Sports 11/19/2017, Nikkan Sports 11/19/2017, Sports Hochi 11/19/2017

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