Free Agency Watch: Group of 7
Kenshin Kawakami: Word has it that the Rangers are interested.
Koji Uehara: Training with a Major League ball. Expected to see some movement on him at the Winter Meetings.
Ken Takahashi: Reportedly has offers from multiple MLB teams. The Cubs, Mets, Padres and Brewers are noted as interested.
Ryoji Aikawa: Worked out for a couple of MLB teams earlier in the month, still waiting to hear back. Aikawa will meet with Yakult again in December and wants to make a decision by the end of the year.
Norihiro Nakamura: Moving to Rakuten.
Daisuke Miura: Staying with Yokohama.
Toshihiro Noguchi: Having a second round of negotiations with the BayStars on December 1. Looks set to replace Aikawa in Yokohama.