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[7/10/2013] Yomiuri, Chunichi, Yokohama

by on Jul.10, 2013 @ 11:57 pm, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

Hayato Sakamoto and Shinnosuke Abe hit back-to-back homers in Tuesday's game against the Yakult Swallows.  It was the twenty-first time the two went yard in the same game and second time they went back-to-back (August 21, 2012, vs Yakult, 5th inning).

Source: Nikkan Sports 7/10/2013

The Giants are 17-3-1 when Sakamoto and Abe go yard in the same game.

Source: Sponichi 7/10/2013

Chunichi Dragons

On Tuesday, the Chunichi Dragons became the fifth team behind Yokohama, Hanshin, Orix, and Nippon Ham to lose 4,500 games.

Source: Sponichi 7/10/2013

Yokohama Bay Stars

Kentaro Takasaki lost his spot in the starting rotation and will head to the bullpen after giving up five runs on five hits and four walks over three innings of work.  Takasaki has lost his last three starts in a row and has allowed thirteen runs (all earned) on twenty hits and eleven walks over thirteen innings.

Source: Daily Sports 7/10/2013


The Bay Stars held a press conference for Shuichiro Osada at the team offices in Yokohama today.  He has been assigned the number sixty-four.

Source: Sponichi 7/10/2013