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Softbank, Seibu, Nippon Ham: July 3, 2012

by on Jul.03, 2012 @ 11:57 pm, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

The Hawks are looking into what it might take to install solar panels on Yahoo Dome.  There are currently two major problems: the roof opens and the high cost of solar panels.  Source: Sanspo 7/3/2012

Incidentally, a Softbank-linked mega solar plant began operations in Kyoto on Sunday.  Source: Yomiuri 7/2/2012

Nippon Ham Fighters

Atsunori Inaba (left ankle sprain) is expected to return to the active roster on Wednesday.  Source: Nikkan Sports 7/3/2012


Yuki Saito threw out sixty pitches in the bullpen and also worked on pitching out of the set position.  Source: Nikkan Sports 7/3/2012


The Summer Festa Series will take place during a three-game series against Lotte (at Sapporo Dome) that begins on August 17.  The Fighters are planning to launch 3,000 fireworks after the second game of the series on August 18.  Source: Nikkan Sports 7/3/2012

Seibu Lions

The Lions changed their Twitter account from @Lions_Staff to @Lions_Official.