Nippon Ham Fighters
1st round draft pick Shohei Otani is scheduled to pitch an inning in a Kyoiku League game against Rakuten on Thursday.
Source: Sanspo 3/13/2013
Otani played in a Kyoiku League game against Seibu today. He was the starting DH and batted third. He went 0-for-2 with two walks. Against Fumiya Nishiguchi, he went 0-for-1 with a strikeout looking and a walk.
Source: Nikkan Sports 3/13/2013
Otani's four at bats on Tuesday: fly out to right, single to right, strikeout swinging, ground out to short.
Source: Daily Sports 3/13/2013
Hiroshi Kisanuki started a Kyoiku League game against Yokohama on Tuesday and tossed five shutout innings while allowing four hits.
Source: Sports Hochi 3/13/2013
Mamoru Kishida faced four batters during pre-game batting practice today and threw about fifty pitches and surrendered seven could-be hits.
His next step will be to pitch in a Ni-gun game.