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[8/6/2014] 96th Summer Koshien: Tournament Schedule

by on Aug.06, 2014 @ 5:45 pm, under High School, Summer Koshien
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Day Start Gm First Base Score Third Base
08/20
(Wed)
08:00 Gm 1 八戸学院光星
Hachinohe Gakuin Kosei
5-1 星稜
Seiryo
10:30 Gm 2 沖縄尚学
Okinawa Shogaku
6-5 二松学舎大付
Nishogakusha Daigaku Fuzoku
13:00 Gm 3 三重
Mie
7-5 城北
Johoku
15:30 Gm 4 盛岡大付
Morioka Daigaku Fuzoku
1-16 敦賀気比
Tsuruga Kehi

2014 Summer Koshien Stats

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2014 NPB Season Portal

by on Jan.22, 2014 @ 3:27 am, under NPB

Yomiuri
Games
News
Rotation
Chunichi
Games
News
Rotation
Yakult
Games
News
Rotation
Hiroshima
Games
News
Rotation
Hanshin
Games
News
Rotation
Yokohama
Games
News
Rotation
Nippon Ham
Games
News
Rotation
Seibu
Games
News
Rotation
Softbank
Games
News
Rotation
Rakuten
Games
News
Rotation
Lotte
Games
News
Rotation
Orix
Games
News
Rotation

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Standings (Last updated: 8/20 @ 10:21pm)

Central League

  Team G W L T WPCT GB RS RA HR SB AVG ERA
1 Yomiuri 105 57 47 1 .548 0.0 421 433 102 81 .258 3.84
2 Hanshin 108 58 49 1 .542 0.5 475 479 75 44 .268 4.01
3 Hiroshima 106 55 49 2 .529 2.0 491 449 125 79 .273 3.68
4 Chunichi 110 52 55 3 .486 6.5 457 458 69 58 .261 3.88
5 Yokohama 103 47 54 2 .465 8.5 440 497 88 59 .261 4.19
6 Yakult 106 44 60 2 .423 13.0 526 552 110 47 .284 4.84

Pacific League

  Team G W L T WPCT GB RS RA HR SB AVG ERA
1 Softbank 111 66 40 5 .623 0.0 495 383 72 100 .286 3.12
2 Orix 105 61 43 1 .587 4.0 423 342 85 92 .258 2.84
3 Nippon Ham 107 52 52 3 .500 13.0 433 419 90 96 .247 3.53
4 Lotte 110 49 59 2 .454 18.0 445 516 73 49 .253 4.35
5 Seibu 108 46 58 4 .442 19.0 420 452 84 62 .249 3.78
6 Rakuten 105 42 63 0 .400 23.5 380 426 62 44 .256 3.84

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[8/20/2014] Central League announces updates to schedule

by on Aug.20, 2014 @ 11:21 pm, under NPB
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The Central League announced the following updates to the schedule:

September 26

  • Yomiuri vs Yokohama at Yokohama - 6:00pm
  • Hiroshima vs Hanshin at Koshien - 6:00pm

September 27

  • Yomiuri vs Yokohama at Yokohama - 2:00pm
  • Yakult vs Hanshin at Koshien - 6:00pm
  • Chunichi vs Hiroshima at Mazda - 6:00pm

September 28

  • Yomiuri vs Yokohama at Yokohama - 2:00pm
  • Yakult vs Hiroshima at Mazda - 6:00pm

September 29

  • Yokohama vs Hanshin at Koshien - 6:00pm
  • Yakult vs Hiroshima at Mazda - 6:00pm

September 30

  • Yokohama vs Hanshin at Koshien - TBD
  • Yakult vs Hiroshima at Mazda - 6:00pm

October 1

  • Yomiuri vs Yakult at Jingu - 6:00pm
  • Yokohama vs Chunichi at Nagoya Dome - 6:00pm
  • Hanshin vs Hiroshima at Mazda - 6:00pm

October 2

  • Yomiuri vs Yakult at Jingu - 6:00pm
  • Chuinchi vs Yokohama at Yokohama - 6:00pm

October 3

  • Yokohama vs Yomiuri at Tokyo Dome - 6:00pm

October 4

  • Yokohama vs Yomiuri at Tokyo Dome - 2:00pm

October 5

  • Yokohama vs Yakult at Jingu - 6:00pm
  • Yomiuri vs Hiroshima at Mazda Stadium - 6:00pm

October 6

  • Yokohama vs Yakult at Jingu - 6:00pm

Schedule updates include seven TBD games announced at the start of the season and fourteen rained out dates.  Yokohama will play fourteen straight, beginning on September 23.

Source: official announcement, Daily Sports 8/20/2014

[8/20/2014] Hisashi Iwakuma, Tsuyoshi Wada, Koji Uehara

by on Aug.20, 2014 @ 7:47 pm, under MLB
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Hitters

Player Tm Date Game Pos AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ichiro Suzuki NYY 8/19 HOU 7
NYY 4
RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .276
Batted ninth. 1B9, Ks, F8, G4. Nikkan Sports 8/20/2014, Sponichi 8/20/2014
Norichika Aoki KCR 8/19 KCR 7
COL 4
RF 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 .267
Batted lead-off. G2, G5, BB-CS[5] (challenged, overturned), BB-R[54]. Made a nice grab in the bottom of the 2nd. Replaced on defense in the bottom of the 7th. Nikkan Sports 8/20/2014, Nikkan Sports 8/20/2014, Sponichi 8/20/2014
Munenori Kawasaki TOR 8/19 TOR 1
MIL 6
2B 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 .270
Batted eighth. G1 one RBI[9], G3. Replaced by a pinch-hitter in the top of the 8th. Nikkan Sports 8/20/2014, Sponichi 8/20/2014
Hiroyuki Nakajima OAK 8/19 COR 2
MRO 15
2B 4 0 0 1 1 1   .275
Batted eighth. Ks, G5, G6, BB one RBI[27], L6.
Gosuke Kato NYY 8/19 CRD 8
CAP 7
2B 1 1 1 1 4 0   .236
Batted ninth. BB-R[53], 1B9 one RBI[36], BB, BB, BB.

Pitchers

Player Tm Date Game NP-S BF IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hisashi Iwakuma SEA 8/19 SEA 5
PHI 2
96-74 28 8.0 4 0 0 0 11 0 2.57
Started the game. Left after eight innings with Seattle up 5-0. Recorded the win. (W, 12-6). Went 0-for-3 at the plate: G4, Kl, K (foul tip). Nikkan Sports 8/20/2014, Nikkan Sports 8/20/2014, Sponichi 8/20/2014, MLB.com Highlights
Tsuyoshi Wada CHC 8/19 SFG 0
CHC 2
79-56 21 5.0 6 0 0 0 3 0 2.75
Started the game. Recorded a rain-shortened shutout victory. (W, 3-1). Went 0-for-0 at the plate: SH1. Nikkan Sports 8/20/2014, Nikkan Sports 8/20/2014, Sponichi 8/20/2014, MLB.com Highlight
Koji Uehara BOS 8/19 LAA 4
BOS 3
15-11 5 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1.53
Entered the game in the top of the 9th with the score tied at three. Gave up the tie-breaking run on back-to-back doubles with two out. Took the loss. (L, 5-3). Nikkan Sports 8/20/2014, Sponichi 8/20/2014

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[8/20/2014] 96th Summer Koshien: Day Ten

by on Aug.20, 2014 @ 4:21 pm, under High School, Summer Koshien
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Day Start Gm First Base Score Third Base
08/20
(Wed)
08:00 Gm 1 八戸学院光星
Hachinohe Gakuin Kosei
5-1 星稜
Seiryo
10:30 Gm 2 沖縄尚学
Okinawa Shogaku
6-5 二松学舎大付
Nishogakusha Daigaku Fuzoku
13:00 Gm 3 三重
Mie
7-5 城北
Johoku
15:30 Gm 4 盛岡大付
Morioka Daigaku Fuzoku
1-16 敦賀気比
Tsuruga Kehi

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[8/20/2014] 2014 Suzuki All-Star Series: Samurai Japan vs MLB All-Star Team

by on Aug.20, 2014 @ 2:49 pm, under Samurai Japan

Samurai Japan released schedule and ticket sales information for the 2014 Suzuki All-Star Series.

Date Time Venue First Base Side Third Base Side
11/10 Mon 18:00 YafuOku Dome Samurai Japan Softbank/Nippon Ham
11/11 Tue 18:00 Koshien Stadium Yomiuri Mixed MLB All-Stars
11/12 Wed 18:00 Kyocera Dome Samurai Japan MLB All-Stars
11/14 Fri 18:00 Tokyo Dome Samurai Japan MLB All-Stars
11/15 Sat 18:00 Tokyo Dome Samurai Japan MLB All-Stars
11/16 Sun 18:00 Tokyo Dome Samurai Japan MLB All-Stars
11/18 Tue 19:00 Sapporo Dome MLB All-Stars Samurai Japan
11/20 Thu 18:00 Okinawa Cellular Stadium Samurai Japan MLB All-Stars

Advance tickets for games between November 11 and 20 will begin on August 23 at 18:00.

Koshien Stadium

Section Price (yen)
Reserved SS 9,000
Reserved S 8,000
Reserved A 6,500
Alps Reserved 4,500
Breeze Twin Seat (2 seats) 14,000
Breeze Triple Seat (3 seats) 22,000
Group Box Seat (4-5 seats) 26,000-43,000
Alps Deck Seat (16 seats) 88,000
Outfield Reserved 3,000

Kyocera Dome

Section Price (yen)
Premium Seat 12,000
Field Seat A 12,000
Field Seat B 11,000
Reserved SS 10,000
Reserved S 8,500
Resereved A 7,500
Reserved B* 6,500
Lower Outfield Reserved 4,000
Upper Middle Reserved* 5,000
Upper Infield Reserved 3,500
Upper Outfield Reserved 2,000

Tokyo Dome

Section Price (yen)
Reserved S 12,000
Reserved A* 9,000
Rserved A 8,000
Reserved B* 7,000
Reserved B 6,000
Panorama Seat* 5,000
Panorama Seat 4,000
Reserved C 3,000
Outifled Reserved 4,000
Field Seat 20,000
Balcony Seat 15,000
Standing 1,000

Sapporo Dome

Section Price (yen)
Premium Seat 10,000
Field Seat 10,000
Reserved S 8,000
Reserved A 6,000
Reserved B* 5,000
Reserved C 4,000
Outfield Reserved 3,000
Sky Box (four seats) 16,000
Sky Box (six seats) 24,000
Family Seat (five seats) 10,000

Okinawa Cellular Stadium

Section Price (yen)
Premium Reserved* 10,000
Special Infield Reserved 8,000
Reserved S 6,500
Samurai Japan Chear Seat* 7,500
Excite Seat 6,500
Reserved A 4,500
Outfield Non-Reserved (Adult) 2,500
Outfield Non-Reserved (Child) 1,000

* includes free Samurai Japan cheer uniform

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Advance tickets will become available to Lawson Lencore members on August 23 at 6:00am. (http://l-tike.com/jp-us/)

Regular tickets will go on sale on September 13 at 10:00am. They will be available to for purchase through Lawson Tickets (http://l-tike.com/mlbjp/) and E-tix (http://www.e-tix.jp/nichibei2014/ja/), as well as other ticketing agencies.

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A press conference for the 2014 Suzuki All-Star Series took place at a hotel today. A partial list of MLB All-Stars was unvieled.

  • Albert Pujols
  • Robinson Cano
  • Adam Jones
  • Yasiel Puig
  • Ron Washington (manager)

The full twenty-eight man roster will be released in September.

Source: Nikkan Sports 8/20/2014, Sports Hochi 8/20/2014

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 4 – Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 6 (August 20, 2014)

by on Aug.20, 2014 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Rakuten Eagles vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Asahikawa "Starffin" Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Matsui, Yuki (RAK) 2-5, 3.30 - Nakamura, Masaru (HAM) 5-0, 3.03

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 12 0
Nippon Ham 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 X 6 10 0

Attendance: 16942 | Time: 3h28m | Nippon Ham leads series, 9-7-0

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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 11 – Yokohama Bay Stars 9 (August 20, 2014)

by on Aug.20, 2014 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Hiroshima Carp vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Bullington, Bryan (HIR) 9-8, 4.06 - Yamaguchi, Shun (YOK) 4-3, 3.21

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 1 0 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 11 13 0
Yokohama 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 17 2

Attendance: 20758 | Time: 3h47m | Hiroshima leads series, 11-5-1

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