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Hanshin, Hiroshima, Yokohama: July 9, 2012

by on Jul.09, 2012 @ 11:59 pm, under NPB

Hanshin Tigers

The Tigers will be giving away a Tomoaki Kanemoto 2,500 games, 1,500 RBIs, 2,500 hits commemorative clear folder on June 28 (vs Chunichi at Nagoya Dome).  The CL will also be recognizing Kanemoto for reaching the 2,500 hit milestone during a pre-game ceremony.  Source: Nikkan Sports 7/9/2012

Hiroshima Carp

The NPB Commissioner's Office issued Brian Barden a 50,000 yen fine and a stern warning today for his ejection on Sunday (Ni-gun game against Orix, home plate umpire, abusive language).  Source: Sponichi 7/9/2012

Yokohama Bay Stars

Earlier today, Bobby Cramer tossed a bullpen session, his first since his arrival in Japan, off the Yokohama Stadium mound under the watchful eye of pitching coach Yui Tomori.  The Bay Stars are planning to add Cramer to the active roster some time after the All-Star break.  Source: Daily Sports 7/9/2012