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Nippon Ham, Seibu, Rakuten, Lotte: July 2, 2012

by on Jul.02, 2012 @ 4:22 pm, under NPB

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.

Seibu Lions

The Lions turned their ninth triple play in franchise history on Sunday (first since September 2, 2000).  Source: Sponichi 7/2/2012

Rakuten Eagles

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.