According to a report by Honus.fr the tryouts for two of the three French players in Japan were successful. Former minor leaguer Frederic Hanvi and Felix Brown were selected in the 11th, respective 10th round of a draft by the Gunma Diamond Pegasus of the Baseball Challenge League, a semi-professional independent league in Japan. The two members of the French national team now will have a chance to play there next season. Besides Hanvi and Brown, also Eloi Secleppe made the tryout trip to Japan, but didn’t make the cut after the first round of the tryouts.
Dec '11 09