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Around the NPB Horn: Darvish taken off active roster

by on Aug.22, 2009 @ 2:39 am, under NPB

Hiroshima Carp

...Takahiro Aoki hurt his left index finger when trying to lay down a bunt in Friday night's game against the Hanshin Tigers in the top of the 2nd. Aoki had the finger checked out and there was no structural damage.

Nippon Ham Fighters

...Yu Darvish was taken off the active roster today after suffering one of his worst outings against the Softbank Hawks on Friday night.

Yokohama Bay Stars

...The Bay Stars will hold try-outs on September 22nd. Interested parties should check out the Bay Stars website for more information.

Yomiuri Giants

...Seung-Yeop Lee took some situational BP on Saturday for the first time since being taken off the active roster on the 3rd due to back pains. He took about 30 cuts and collected 6 hits (3 of which went over the fence). He will likely make an appearance in a Ni-gun game on the 25th.