French National Team players Frederic Hanvi and Rene Leveret received an invitation for a tryout camp of the Hanshin Tigers of Nippon Professional Baseball. Both players have experience in professional baseball. Hanvi already played in Japan this year suiting up for the Kochi Fighting Dogs in an independent league. Leveret played five years for the CanAm affiliate in Quebec. The tryout will be from November 12 to 21, 2014.