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Nippon Ham Fighters: May 28, 2010

by on May.28, 2010 @ 8:17 pm, under NPB

11:51pm JST

...Yu Darvish's wife Saeko donated 3M yen to the foot-and-mouth disease relief and recovery efforts in Miyazaki.

8:17pm JST

...Kenji Sato collected his first hit and RBI in his first pro at bat last night against the Chunichi Dragons.  The RBI single came in the 7th inning with 2 out and a runner on second.  Sato was called on to pinch-hit for Hirotoshi Masui with Hiroki Kongo on the mound for Chunichi.

...The Fighters collected a season high, 16 hits last night.

...Hichori Morimoto has hit safely in 8 straight games.

...Masaru Takeda tossed 52 pitches during a bullpen session at Kamagaya on Thursday with rookie Yuji Arahari behind the plate.  It was the first time Arahari caught Takeda.

...Yu Darvish was seen giving some pointers to Romash Tasuku Dass at Kamagaya on Thursday.

...The Fighters will be handing out free posters to the first 5,000 female fans on Women's Day (6/2 vs Hiroshima) and the first 5,000 male fans Men's Day (6/25 vs Chiba) next month.

...As part of 2010 Oyaji Series (2010おやじシリーズ), the Fighters are opening up a Sky Bar out in the third floor standing only area out in right for games between 6/9 and 6/13.  Beers will also be sold for half-price on 6/9.