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NPB: Wakui has special night and joins Ohba, Dice-K, and Kawakami

by on Apr.24, 2009 @ 12:06 pm, under NPB

ORIX BUFFALOES

...Alex Cabrera will be flying out to the US for a second opinion on his fractured right pinky toe. No other details are known at this time.

SEIBU LIONS

...When Hideaki Wakui struck out every batter in the starting line-up at least once, he joined a list of only three other pitchers:

  • 2008 - Shota Ohba
  • 2004 - Daisuke Matsuzaka
  • 2005 - Kenshin Kawakami

SOFTBANK HAWKS

...Newly signed Jose Ortiz arrived in Japan today. He will most likely be in the starting line-up on the 28th against the Seibu Lions.

YOMIURI GIANTS

...Taishi Ohta hit his first official home run in a game against the Shonan.

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