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Nippon Ham Fighters: June 15, 2010

by on Jun.15, 2010 @ 2:35 pm, under NPB

6/16/2010 12:51am JST

...Hirotoshi Masui is scheduled to get his right shoulder checked out at a hospital in Tokyo on Wednesday (6/16) and will likely be taken off the active roster.

6/15/2010 10:11pm JST

...Yoshio Itoi went 5-for-5 tonight against the Yakult Swallows.  He also hit four doubles in the game and became the 10th player in NPB history to accomplish the feat.

...Hirotoshi Masui left tonight's game after pitching just one inning with pain in the back portion of his right shoulder.

2:35pm JST

...The Fighters are expected to use Masao Kida as a starter once the Inter-league season ends.

...Hisashi Takeda will likely be added to the active roster today.

...The Fighters will be selling a limited edition We Love Hokkaido Series color sweatbands.