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Seibu, Orix, Lotte: August 9, 2012

by on Aug.09, 2012 @ 11:58 pm, under NPB

Seibu Lions

The Lions announced today that singer Chisato Moritaka will throw out the ceremonial first pitch on September 2 (vs Lotte at Seibu Dome).  Source: Daily Sports 8/9/2012

Orix Buffaloes

Yuki Nishi was taken off the active roster today with right shoulder pain.  Nishi first started feeling something his in his shoulder on Tuesday and pitching coach Nobuyuki Hoshino told reporters the pain was almost so bad that he could not play catch.

Nishi is scheduled to undergo an evaluation at a hospital in Kobe.

Source: Sponichi 8/9/2012

Chiba Lotte Marines

Shingo Ono missed his start today because of discomfort in an undisclosed location.  Doug Mathis could make his Ichi-gun debut with a start against Orix (at QVC Marine) on August 12.  Source: Nikkan Sports 8/9/2012