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Karakawa, Penn pitch in a Ni-gun game

by on Aug.03, 2010 @ 7:22 pm, under NPB

3:33pm JST

Karakawa could get an Ichi-gun start sometime on or after the 10th.

8/4/2010 12:51am JST

Penn started the game and topped out at 148km/h.  Karakawa appeared in the game in relief and topped out at 144km/h.

8/3/2010 7:22pm JST

Both Yuki Karakawa (coming back from a fractured right middle finger injury) and Hayden Penn made appearances in a Ni-gun game against Nippon Ham earlier today -- Karakawa gave up 4 runs (0 earned) over 2.1 innings of work while Penn gave up 6 runs over 3.2 innings of work.

Karakawa will continue to work out at Ni-gun while Penn could get an Ichi-gun start on the 8th against the Orix Buffaloes.