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CL News and Notes: Bay Stars add Yuki Kuniyoshi to the 70-man roster

by on Jul.30, 2011 @ 3:58 am, under NPB

Hanshin Tigers

Takahiro Arai went 1-for-3 tonight and is now just 1 hit away from 1,500.

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Yasutomo Kubo's next start could come on 8/5 vs Yakult (Kyocera Dome).

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The Tigers have a tough time beating: pitchers they've faced for the first time (3-8), foreign pitchers (5-11), and left-handed pitchers (13-16-1).

Yakult Swallows

The Swallows became the first team in the CL to 40 games tonight.

Yokohama Bay Stars

The Bay Stars added Ikusei pitcher Yuki Kuniyoshi to the 70-man roster today and assigned him the number 65 (from the number 111).  2011 Ni-gun Stats: 5 G, 0-2, 17.1 IP, 16 H, 10 BB, 12 SO, 8 R, 5 ER, 2.60 ERA.