...J.D. Durbin appears to have secured an Ichi-gun start against the Nippon Ham Fighters on the 24th.
...Hiroki Kokubo took some light grounders around third base and made about 20 throws to first base during practice yesterday.
...According to Nikkan Sports, Hitoshi Tamura set new Inter-league highs for batting average (.415) and OPS (1.241).
...At the Hawks' site:
Summer Hawks Ticket sets (夏！わくわくホークスセット券) will go on sale beginning on 6/20. The set include an A set ticket and a coupon that can be used at 10 different entertainment facilities (movie theaters, aquariums, and more).
Victory Wing JAL Skyview Seats Group Rate Discount Tickets for August (ビクトリーウイング JALスカイビューシート グループ割チケット8月) also go on sale beginning on 6/20.
Information on ticket-less entry games in August.
Special summer pricing (6/19 - 7 /11) on Hawks' merchandise at the Dugout Ogura store in Kitakyushu has been added.