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Softbank Hawks: June 15, 2010

by on Jun.15, 2010 @ 3:41 pm, under NPB

6/16/2010 12:55am JST

...Roberto Petagine had the night off (his first since he was added to the active roster on the 5/29) as Jose Ortiz found himself back in the starting line-up (at third base batting 5th) Tuesday night.  Ortiz finished the night 0-for-4 and told reporters that his left wrist was fine.

...Hitoshi Tamura spent his day off on Monday with his family in Yokohama.

6/15/2010 3:41pm JST

...Shinsuke Ogura is expected to start tonight's game against the Yokohama Bay Stars.

...Hiroki Yamada's next start will likely be the starter on the 18th against Seibu.

...It seems the Hawks may be planning on going with a rotation that includes Tsuyoshi Wada, Toshiya Sugiuchi, Ogura, and Yamada.

...Jose Ortiz should be ok to play in tonight's game against the Yokohama Bay Stars.

...Dennis Houlton could hold a bullpen session at Ni-gun sometime this week -- the plan is to have him throw around 50 pitches at about 70% capacity.  Houlton is currently working his way back from an adductor muscle (right leg) injury.