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Softbank, Nippon Ham, Rakuten: August 22, 2012

by on Aug.22, 2012 @ 11:59 pm, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

Hiroki Kokubo's strikeout in the 4th inning of tonight's game against the Seibu Lions made him the eleventh player in NPB history to strikeout 1,500 times over their career.  Source: Sponichi 8/22/2012

Nippon Ham Fighters

Yuki Saito's workouts on Wednesday included: playing catch, infield drills, and dashes in the outfield between the foul poles.  He also threw about a hundred pitches into a net for the second straight day.  Source: Nikkan Sports 8/22/2012

Rakuten Eagles

The Eagles will be auctioning off game-worn autographed Eagle Star uniforms between 10am on August 30 and 23:59 on September 9.  A portion of the proceeds will go towards supporting earthquake orphans.