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Hanshin, Hiroshima, Yokohama: April 16, 2012

by on Apr.17, 2012 @ 4:20 am, under NPB

Hanshin Tigers

According to Sanspo, the Tiger were one of the teams Vladimir Guerrero approached.

Hiroshima Carp

With Yoshiyuki Ishihara and Yoshikazu Kura hurt, the Carp will pull Ikusei catcher Kusouke Nakamura back from his Shikoku Island League assignment -- he played in three for the Tokushima Indigo Socks and went 2-for-10.

Yokohama Bay Stars

Norihiro Nakamura recorded his tenth walk-off homer of his career (first since June 17, 2008) on Sunday.

And according to Sponichi... Only two other players in NPB history have recorded ten or more walk-off homers: Kazuhiro Kiyohara (12) and Katsuya Nomura (11).  And Nakamura joins three other players with fifteen or more walk-off hits: Kiyohara (29), Nomura (19), and Sadaharu Oh and Nakamura (15).