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Nippon Ham Fighters: March 8, 2012

by on Mar.08, 2012 @ 11:43 pm, under NPB

Yuki Saito is slated to pitch five innings in an exhibition game against the Chunichi Dragons on March 14.  He will also likely start an exhibition game against the Softbank Hawks on March 22.

Saito threw about sixty pitches in the bullpen on Wednesday (shortened distance).


Atsunori Inaba was hit by a pitch on his left foot during an exhibition game against Lotte on Wednesday.  He was removed from the game and had the foot iced.  There are currently no plans to send him to the hospital and he is expected to be with team on their road trip to Kansai (which begins Friday).


Kamagaya Fest 2012 is scheduled to take place on March 10.