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Softbank Hawks: April 12, 2010

by on Apr.12, 2010 @ 2:40 pm, under NPB

...Munenori Kawasaki is in the middle of an 11-game hitting streak, during which he is 21-for-48 with 10 runs and 7 RBIs.

...Nagisa Arakaki pitched in a Ni-gun practice game on the 11th against the Kumamoto Golden Larks.  He started the game and tossed 43 pitches over 2 innings.  Arakaki gave up 4 runs on 4 hits and topped out at 145km/h.  This was his first start since 6/25/2009.  His next Ni-gun start will be on the 18th.

...Nobuhiko Matsunaka stayed back after the game on Sunday for extra work on hitting.

...Shingo Tatsumi is headed for Ni-gunShinsuke Ogura will be promoted.  And Yasushi Kamiuchi will be the starter on the 14th against the Orix Buffaloes.