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Softbank, Rakuten, Lotte: June 26, 2012

by on Jun.26, 2012 @ 5:38 pm, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

Hiroki Kokubo's goal for the season is to win the everyday job at first base and keep it.  Source: Sponichi 6/26/2012

Rakuten Eagles

The Eagles held a press conference today to introduce Kazuya Fujita.  He has been assigned the number six.  Source: Daily Sports 6/26/2012


Motohiro Shima (right thumb) could return to the active roster as early as June 29 (vs Softbank), depending on how well his Ni-gun rehab games go.  Source: Sponichi 6/26/2012

Chiba Lotte Marines

Yuki Karakawa (right shoulder) threw fifty-eight pitches in the bullpen on Monday in preparation of his next start on June 27 (vs Seibu at QVC Marine).  Source: Sponichi 6/26/2012