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Seibu Lions: Takeya Nakamura slated to return to the active roster on Tuesday

by on Jul.08, 2012 @ 11:58 pm, under NPB

Takeya Nakamura played in a Ni-gun game against Nippon Ham today (batted fourth, DH) and went 0-for-3: strikeout swinging, walk, ground out to short, fly out to center.

Said Nakamura after the game, "I was able to swing the bat at 100%.  I will be back at Ichi-gun the day after tomorrow."

Source: Daily Sports 7/8/2012

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UPDATE 7/9 @ 5:24pm - Nakamura will likely be the starting DH and bat clean-up on Tuesday.  Source: Sports Hochi 7/9/2012