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PL News and Notes: Takeya Nakamura (ORI) owns the Orix Buffaloes this season

by on Jul.31, 2011 @ 1:12 pm, under NPB

Seibu Lions

Fumiya Nishiguchi notched his 170th career victory last night and extended his NPB record of starts without a complete game to 99.

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Takeya Nakamura hit another homer against the Orix Buffaloes last night and now has 11 round-trippers in 12 games.  He's also 19-for-46 with 54 TB, 19 RBI, and a slash line of .413/.472/1.174 against the Buffaloes.

Chiba Lotte Marines

Yoshifumi Okada and Shota Ishimine combined to go 6-for-9 with 5 runs and 2 RBI at the top of the line-up last night against the Rakuten Eagles.

Rakuten Eagles

Senichi Hoshino hinted to reporters last night that Kelvin Jimenez may have pitched himself into a bullpen role.