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Chunichi, Yomiuri, Hanshin: July 17, 2012

by on Jul.17, 2012 @ 11:49 pm, under NPB

Chunichi Dragons

Tough break: Shinji Iwata has given up one run (earned) over his last four starts (twenty-nine innings) and has just one victory.


Morimichi Takagi celebrated his seventy-first birthday today.  Reporters sang Happy Birthday during a mini ceremony before the game.  Source: Nikkan Sports 7/17/2012

Yomiuri Giants

Scott Mathieson did not pitch tonight because his body felt tight.  Source: Sponichi 7/17/2012

Hanshin Tigers

Ryota Arai recorded the team's 7,000th home run (since the two league format began).  Source: Sponichi 7/17/2012