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PL New and Notes: September 3, 2011

by on Sep.04, 2011 @ 3:31 am, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

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.

Seibu Lions

An upcoming episode of Crayon Shin chan (to air in October on TV Asahi) will feature the popular character joining the Seibu Lions.

Nippon Ham Fighters

Yuya Ishii has recorded all of his 3 victories on just 7 pitches (1 pitch, 2 pitches, 4 pitches).

Orix Buffaloes

Mitsutaka Goto extended his hitting streak to 16 games on Saturday.