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PL News and Notes: Softbank Hawks will likely play university games as scheduled

by on Mar.17, 2011 @ 12:08 am, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

The Hawks will most likely play both their university games as scheduled (25th vs Nippon Bunri University / Kyushu Kokusai University and 27th vs Fukuoka University).


Toshiya Sugiuchi will probably start a Ni-gun game against Hanshin on the 18th.  He was supposed to get an exhibition game start on the 17th (vs Seibu), but the game was canceled on the 14th.

Seibu Lions

Today was Hajime Igo's first day as president / acting owner of the team.  He dropped by Seibu 2 Stadium today and made a brief speech in front of the coaches and players.

Nippon Ham Fighters

Yuki Saito's (1st round) next start will be during an exhibition game against the Hanshin Tigers (at Sapporo Dome) on the 21st.  He will probably throw about 80 pitches.