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Softbank Hawks: May 8, 2010

by on May.08, 2010 @ 2:07 pm, under NPB

8:10pm JST

...Koji Akiyama took some fielding practice at third base prior to today's game against the Seibu Lions.

2:07pm JST

...Depending on how Nobuhiko Matsunaka does on the 11th against Ni-gun Chunichi, he could be added to the active roster on the 12th, just in time for Inter-league play.

...Bum-Ho Lee was the players responsible for breaking up Hideaki Wakui's bid for a no-hitter on Friday night -- he led off the bottom of the 9th with a double to left.  Lee also ended up being the only player with a hit in the game as Wakui went on to toss a 1-hit shutout.

...Tsuyoshi Wada was frustrated with his start on Friday night and said to reporters, "I had no velocity and no movement.  My off-speed pitches too...  Everything was off..."