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CL News and Notes: Shinya Miyamoto swinging a solid bat for the Swallows

by on Jun.26, 2011 @ 1:04 pm, under NPB

Hanshin Tigers

About 40 fans at yesterday's game fell sick due to the heat.


Randy Messenger and his wife are expecting their third child in August.

Yomiuri Giants

The Giants have committed a CL high 30 errors so far this year.  Hayato Sakamoto is responsible for 10 of those errors.  No other player on the team has more than 3.

Yakult Swallows

Shinya Miyamoto is having a solid season so far.  He's currently batting .315 (56-for-178) and has a .426 batting average with runners in scoring position (20-for-47).  And when Miyamoto drives in a run, the Swallows are 10-3-2.