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Rakuten Eagles: March 15, 2012

by on Mar.15, 2012 @ 11:54 pm, under NPB

Today's practice game against Softbank at Kurashiki: Darrell Rasner tossed a shutout inning in relief.  He faced four batters, allowed one hit, struck out two, and topped out at 146km/h. [Nikkan Sports] ... Luis Garcia was the starting DH and batted fourth.  He hit a solo homer to left off Hideki Okajima during his third at bat in the 6th inning. [Nikkan Sports] ... Wataru Nishimura started at short and batted sixth.  He went 1-for-3 with a double. [Nikkan Sports] ... With runners on first and third and two out in the 5th inning, Masato Nakamura entered the game as a pinch-hitter and hit an RBI single to left. [Nikkan Sports]