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Hideki Irabu: on the comeback trail

by on Aug.19, 2009 @ 2:47 pm, under Independent

Hideki Irabu made his first appearance for the Kochi Fighting Dogs in an exhibition game against Shikoku Ginko on Wednesday.

Irabu entered the game in the 4th and tossed a shut-out inning.

Shikoku Ginko won the game, 3-0.

Irabu's final line:
1 IP, 5 BF, 15 NP, 1 H, 1 BB, 0 K, 0 R

=== Update 8/20 @ 6:35am JST

The one hit he gave up was a double to the lead-off batter.

Irabu is also slated to start in a game against the Ehime Mandarin Pirates on the 23rd at Kochi.