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[3/13/2012] Nippon Ham, Orix

by on Mar.13, 2013 @ 11:54 pm, under NPB

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

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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

Orix Buffaloes

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.

Source: Sponichi 3/13/2013, Nikkan Sports 3/13/2013, Daily Sports 3/13/2013