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Yakult, Hanshin, Hiroshima: July 16, 2012

by on Jul.16, 2012 @ 11:57 pm, under NPB

Yakult Swallows

Orlando Roman's four wild pitches in tonight's game tied a CL record.

Hanshin Tigers

The Tigers announced that they will be celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Hanshin Tigers Old Timer's Group (established in March 12, 1972) with an Old Timer's baseball game against the Yomiuri Giants on November 18, 2012 at Koshien Stadium.  Additional information will be released as it becomes available.


Daiki Enokida began his rehab training at Naruohama today.  The team trainer told reporters that there is no timetable on how long Enokida will not be allowed to throw.  Source: Daily Sports 7/16/2012

Hiroshima Carp

Kam Mickolio did not pitch in tonight's game because he was not feeling well.  Said Mickolio, "My stomach has not been feeling well.  We have been on the road for a while so that may have been part of it as well."  Source: Sponichi 7/16/2012


The Carp announced today that they will add Ikusei OF Ken Nakamura to the seventy-man roster.  Nakamura was also assigned the number 99 (from the number 122).  The move will be effective July 25.  Source: Nikkan Sports 7/16/2012