Nippon Ham Fighters
Naoki Miyanishi's string of outings without allowing a run ended at seventeen on Sunday against the Seibu Lions: 0.2 IP, 4 BF, 25 NP, 1 H, 1 SO, 1 R, 0 ER.
The Lions turned their ninth triple play in franchise history on Sunday (first since September 2, 2000). Source: Sponichi 7/2/2012
Yoshinao Kamata and Takero Okajima became the first Rakuten rookie battery since Masahiro Tanaka and Motohiro Shima in 2007. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/2/2012
Kazuo Matsui collected the tenth NPB (8) / MLB (2) walk-off hit of his career on Sunday. Source: Sponichi 7/2/2012
Chiba Lotte Marines
Takahiro Fujioka was taken off the active roster today.