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Nippon Ham Fighters: April 15, 2010

by on Apr.15, 2010 @ 10:25 pm, under NPB

=== 4/16/2010 3:26am JST

...The Fighters decided that they will be promoting Hichori Morimoto on Friday.  Tomochika Tsuboi, struggling with sciatica, will likely be demoted.

=== 10:25pm JST

...Romash Tasuku Dass is scheduled to start on Friday night against Hideaki Wakui and the Seibu Lions.  It will be Dass' first Ichi-gun start since 2008.

...Shinji Takahashi was held out of the starting line-up on Friday due to acute gastroenteritis.  Atsunori Inaba was back in the starting line-up (as a DH) and went 1-for-4 with a home run and 2 RBI.

...The Fighters lost their third game in a row on Thursday night (3-game sweep by the Marines) and are now 4-8 in April.  Overall, they currently own the worst record in the NPB at 5-14-1.

...The Fighters have posted more information about Young Ladies' (Otome) Ball Night on 5/22 (vs Yokohama Bay Stars).