Hideaki Takahashi threw 54 pitches in the bullpen during practice on Friday in preparation for a start on Sunday against the Seibu Lions (Seibu Dome). Takahashi has been working out with the Ichi-gun team since 8/30.
Nippon Ham Fighters
Yuya Ishii has recorded all of his 3 victories on just 7 pitches (1 pitch, 2 pitches, 4 pitches).
Mitsutaka Goto extended his hitting streak to 16 games on Saturday.