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Around the Horn: Darvish to throw another bullpen session on the 7th

by on Oct.06, 2009 @ 5:13 pm, under NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters

...Assuming Yu Darvish is ok after his bullpen session on Monday, he'll likely have another bullpen session on the 7th.

Orix Buffaloes

...The Buffaloes announced that they will not re-signing Taira Sumitomo (head coach), Motoyuki Akahori (Ichi-gun pitching coach), and Osamu Sasaki (Ni-gun pitching coach) to contract extensions for the 2010 season.

Seibu Lions

...The Lions announced that Taketoshi Goto was diagnosed with the swine flu virus.  There is also a chance that Takumi Kuriyama has the swine flu virus so the team has quarantined both players from the team until they are cleared by doctors.

Other

...Tickest for the Japan - Korea Championships will go on sale on the 9th.  You'll be able to purchase the tickets online from Lawson Ticket.  Interested fans can get more information at the official NPB website.

Ticket prices are as follows:

Seat Type Cost
S Reserved 6,500yen
A Reserved 5,500yen
B Reserved 4,000yen
OF Reserved 2,000yen
Wheelchair 6,500yen