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Softbank, Nippon Ham, Rakuten: July 24, 2012

by on Jul.25, 2012 @ 5:48 pm, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

The Hawks are offering free domestic shipping at their online shop until August 31.

Nippon Ham Fighters

Hideki Kuriyama is prepared to move Sho Nakata out of the clean-up spot if necessary.  Source: Sponichi 7/24/2012

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The ball Nakata hit into the ceiling at Kyocera Dome will likely be retrieved during a scheduled inspection in early August.  Kyocera Dome officials may also give Nakata the ball.  Source: Nikkan Sports 7/25/2012

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Dai-Kang Yoh told reporters on Tuesday that after speaking things over with his wife, they decided to donate the money he won during the All-Star Series.  Source: Nikkan Sports 7/25/2012

Rakuten Eagles

Senichi Hoshino told reporters on Tuesday that he wanted each of his starters to win at least ten games and that he did not want Masahiro Tanaka to lose any more games.  He also said he would turn to Tanaka in big games, even on four-days of rest. Source: Daily Sports 7/25/2012, Sponichi 7/25/2012