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Nippon Ham Fighters: April 18, 2010

by on Apr.18, 2010 @ 5:00 pm, under NPB

=== 7:06pm JST

...Sho Nakata is on his way back to Ni-gun.  Nakata was informed of the decision on Sunday.

=== 5:00pm JST

...Yoshio Itoi was not in the starting line-up on Sunday due to tightness in his left leg adductor muscle.  Masanori Hayashi was also taken off the active roster on Sunday due to pain in his left elbow.

...Yu Darvish struck out 10 batters on Saturday and has now struck out 10 or more batters in each of his 5 starts this year.