The Hawks posted their energy conservation plans for the summer -- all home game at Yahoo Dome, through to September 9.
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Atsunori Inaba left Friday's game after he was hit by a pitch on his right hand in the top of the 9th inning. Inaba was taken to a hospital for an evaluation and was diagnosed with a contusion on his right ring finger (there were no problems with his bones). Source: Sponichi 7/13/2012
With Friday's rain-out, the rotation over the next few days will likely be: Enrique Gonzalez, Kazuhisa Makita, Ryoma Nogami, and Takayuki Kishi. Yusei Kikuchi will be available out of the bullpen. Source: Sports Hochi Twitter 7/13/2012
E. Gonzalez has had six of his starts rained out -- five times at Ni-gun and once at Ichi-gun. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/13/2012
Yasuyuki Kataoka will be taken off the active roster on Saturday for what appears to be a sprain in his right wrist. Kataoka suffered the injury while playing defense during a game against Softbank on Tuesday and sat out the last two games (Wednesday and Thursday). Source: Sponichi 7/13/2012
Hiroshi Kisanuki was added to the active roster on Friday and will be used out of the bullpen for the time being. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/13/2012