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[7/22/2013] Nippon Ham Fighters, Seibu Lions, Softbank Hawks, Rakuten Eagles

by on Jul.22, 2013 @ 11:57 pm, under NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters

Yuki Saito is scheduled to pitch in a Ni-gun game against Lotte on August 1. He is hoping to make it back to the active roster during the second-half.

Source: Nikkan Sports 7/22/2013

Seibu Lions

Takeya Nakamura practiced with the Ichi-gun team at Seibu Dome for the third straight day today.  Workouts included running dashes and fielding practice.

Source: Nikkan Sports 7/22/2013

Softbank Hawks

The Hawks will put out feelers to see if Kenji Jojima might be interested in taking on a job with the team.

Source: Daily Sports 7/22/2013, Nikkan Sports 7/22/2013

Rakuten Eagles

Takahito Otsuka pitched in a six-inning intra-squad game at Kleenex Stadium on Sunday.  He entered the game in the 5th inning for the Whites and tossed two shutout innings.  He did not give up any hits but did walk one.

Source: Sponichi 7/22/2013

Today's intra-squad game at Kleenex Stadium was rained-out.

Source: Nikkan Sports 7/22/2013