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Softbank, Nippon Ham, Seibu, Orix: July 13, 2012

by on Jul.14, 2012 @ 2:39 am, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

The Hawks posted their energy conservation plans for the summer -- all home game at Yahoo Dome, through to September 9.

Nippon Ham Fighters

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

Seibu Lions

With Friday's rain-out, the rotation over the next few days will likely be: Enrique GonzalezKazuhisa MakitaRyoma 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

Orix Buffaloes

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