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Nippon Ham Fighters: June 8, 2010

by on Jun.08, 2010 @ 6:16 pm, under NPB

...Shinji Takahashi was taken off the active roster today after he suffered a contusion on his right calf during Sunday's game against the Yokohama Bay Stars (he was hit by a pitch).  He is expected to miss about a week.

...The Fighters have double-digit hits in each of their games so far this month: 11, 10, 10, 10, 10, 15.

...The Fighters held an organizational meeting yesterday to discuss which players they'll be following during the All Japan University Championships.  Seems they have at least six pitchers on their list.

...2010 Draft - The Fighters held organizational meeting at a hotel in Yokohama earlier today and it seems that they have added pitcher Tomoya Ishiyama to their list of possible draft picks.  In all, they appear to have about 124 players on their list, including 6-7 university pitchers they will be checking out at the All Japan University Championships.

...The Fighters announced the addition of special edition B.B. themed ties that will be going on sale on 6/9.

...The Fighters have posted additional information on their bus tour for two games against the Softbank Hawks (8/3, 8/4) at Asahikawa Starffin Stadium.

...Event information for home games taking place between 6/9 and 6/13 have been posted at the Fighters' official team site.