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NPB: Nishioka reaches in 7 straight plate appearances in 1 game

by on Jul.02, 2009 @ 10:50 pm, under NPB

CHIBA LOTTE MARINES

...Tsuyoshi Nishioka got on base in each of his 7 trips to the plate in last night's marathon game against the Seibu Lions.

  1. single
  2. 2-run home run
  3. walk
  4. walk
  5. single
  6. single
  7. walk

CHUNICHI DRAGONS

...Takuya Asao tired? Perhaps so. Asao has now appeared in the Dragons' last 6 straight games.

  • 7/2 - 1 IP, 24 NP, 6 BF
  • 7/1 - 1 IP, 11 NP, 4 BF
  • 6/30 - 1 IP, 16 NP, 3 BF
  • 6/28 - 1 IP, 12 NP, 3 BF
  • 6/27 - 1 IP, 8 NP, 3 BF
  • 6/26 - 1 IP, 19 NP, 3 BF

HANSHIN TIGERS

...Tomoyuki Kubota will be making another rehab start on Saturday, this time against Ni-gun Chunichi. This will be his fourth rehab start.

NIPPON HAM FIGHTERS

...Aspiring pitchers that want to be like Yu Darvish will soon be able to consult a new book that will be showing up in bookstores nationwide, starting on the 15th. The book is entitled "Yu Darvish's Off-speed Pitch Bible Yu Darvish's Off-speed Pitch Bible" (ダルビッシュ有の変化球バイブル) and will be published by Baseball Magazine Press. The book will feature instructions on how to throw 10 different off-speed pitches over 84 pages.

YOKOHAMA BAY STARS

...Hayato Terahara will likely re-join the parent club today after being removed from the active rosters on May 3 due to pain in his right knee.

YOMIURI GIANTS

...Hayato Sakamoto nailed his NPB leading 24th double of the season last night against the Hiroshima Carp and is now on pace for around 50 doubles. Sakamoto is also on pace for 203 hits.