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[6/28/2013] Seibu, Lotte

by on Jun.29, 2013 @ 12:31 am, under NPB

Seibu Lions

Koji Yamasaki was the recipient of a hard slide at second by Andruw Jones during Thursday's game against the Rakuten Eagles.  He said to reporters on Friday, "If yesterday was on ten [on the hurt scale], then today is a 9.8.  I still have a cleat impression [on my left leg]."

Source: Sanspo 6/28/2013

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Hideak Wakui was taken off the active roster on Friday because of poor performance -- he was given his first start on Thursday since May 19 and gave up five runs on seven hits over two plus innings of work.

Source: Sanspo 6/28/2013, Nikkan Sports 6/28/2013, Daily Sports 6/28/2013

Chiba Lotte Marines

Craig Brazell arrived in Japan on Friday.  The Marines will hold a press conference for him on Saturday.

Source: Daily Sports 6/28/2013