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Seibu Lions: June 22, 2010

by on Jun.22, 2010 @ 5:30 pm, under NPB

6/23/2010 1:15am JST

...Yasuyuki Kataoka was held out of the starting line-up Tuesday night due to pain in his left shoulder.  Seems he slammed into his shoulder when he fell down while running the bases during a game on the 20th against the Softbank Hawks.

6/22/2010 5:30pm JST

...Takayuki Kishi will be getting tonight's start against the Rakuten Eagles.  Kishi has a 12-game Tuesday winning streak (dating back to last year) but is also 0-1 in three Sendai starts.

...Alex Graman is coming off left shoulder surgery (7/2009) and could pitch in his first Ni-gun game some time this week.  The Lions are hoping he'll be ready to join the Ichi-gun roster for the second-half of the season.