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Softbank, Rakuten, Lotte: August 18, 2012

by on Aug.18, 2012 @ 11:54 pm, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

Brian Falkenborg (coming back from right shoulder pain) pitched in a Ni-gun rehab game against Chunichi today and did not allow a run over an inning of work.  He threw sixteen pitches, walked one, gave up one hit, and struck out one.  Source: Sponichi 8/18/2012, Nikkan Sports 8/18/2012

Rakuten Eagles

The Eagles announced that Ikusei pitcher Takahiro Kato (24) filed marriage papers with a twenty-five-year-old women named Haruka Sugisaki (杉崎晴香 ?).  Source: Nikkan Sports 8/18/2012

Chiba Lotte Marines

Doug Mathis got his second start of the year and took another loss.  Said Norifumi Nishimura, "It would be a different story if we had someone pitching well at Ni-gun.  We will give Mathis one more start."  Source: Sponichi 8/18/2012