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NPB: Blanco forgets his uniform; Updates on Iwata and Kubota

by on May.30, 2009 @ 3:00 pm, under NPB

CHUNICHI DRAGONS


hmm... I wonder if the team is going to fine him...

...Tony Blanco forgot his uniform (42) yesterday and had to borrow a uniform (96). The borrowed uniform belonged to the bullpen catcher, Keiji Miwa. Lucky for Blanco that he was able to find someone with a similar build.

HANSHIN TIGERS

...Minoru Iwata tossed a start against Ni-gun Softbank on Saturday. He went 7 innings and gave up 2 runs (1 earned) on 5 hits; he also struck out 5. Tomoyuki Kubota also made an appearance in the game: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R.

NIPPON HAM FIGHTERS

...Hichori Morimoto earned his national FA rights on the 30th.

ORIX BUFFALOES

...The Buffaloes announced that Alex Cabrera will be returning to Japan on the 31st.

OTHER

...The Rakuten - Hiroshima game that was rained out on Saturday has been re-scheduled for Monday, June 1st at 6pm at Kleenex Stadium.

...Yuki Saito tossed a complete game against Keio University on Saturday. He picked up his 4th win of the season and the 22nd of his career.

9 IP, 139 NP, 36 BF, 6 H, 10 K, 4 BB, 1 R