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[5/14/2013] Yomiuri, Chunichi, Hanshin

by on May.15, 2013 @ 1:13 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

1st round draft pick Tomoyuki Sugano took a thrown ball off his head during bunt fielding practice on Tuesday.  He was immediately taken to the trainers room but returned to workouts shortly thereafter.

Source: Sanspo 5/14/2013

Chunichi Dragons

Hitoki Iwase recorded his tenth save of the season on Tuesday and set a new NPB record with ten consecutive double-digit save seasons.  He was previously in a first place tie with Kazuhiro Sasaki.

Source: Sponichi 5/14/2013


Shinji Tajima as taken off the active roster on Tuesday because of his struggles -- 22 G, 22.1 IP, 27 H, 2 HR, 14 BB, 21 SO, 2 WP, 20 R, 19 ER, 7.56 ERA.

Source: Sponichi 5/14/2013

Hanshin Tigers

The Tigers farm team will play an exhibition game against a team of Shikoku Island League plus players on the 21st at Naruohama.  The roster for the IL team was posted on Tuesday.

Source: official announcement (IL)


Brooks Conrad played in a Ni-gun game against Orix at Koshien on Tuesday.  He went 1-for-3 with a single to right.

Source: Nikkan Sports 5/14/2013