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Around the NPB Horn: Teppei’s hitting streak ends at 24

by on Aug.09, 2009 @ 1:23 pm, under NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters

...Yoshinori Tateyama was taken off the active roster on Sunday due to tightness in his right adductor muscle.

Rakuten Eagles

...Teppei's hitting streak ended at 24 against the Nippon Ham Fighters on Sunday when he went 0-for-4 at the plate.

Seibu Lions

...Hiram Bocachica was hit by a pitch on his left elbow on Saturday night and left the game early. But he appeared to be fine on Sunday, working out with the team during practice.

Softbank Hawks

...Toshiya Sugiuchi won his 10th game on Sunday and now has 10+ wins in each of his last 3 seasons.

Yokohama Bay Stars

...Takahiro Saeki hit his 150th career home run on Sunday night against the Chunichi Dragons.

...There was a 2-minute delay during Sunday night's game due to an earthquake that hit the Kanto region at about 7:57pm.