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Shohei Otani will get up to four more starts before the end of the season (assuming he pitches on six days of rest).
Source: Sanspo 9/14/2013
Otani told reporters on Friday that he wanted to continue getting playing time as both a position player and a pitcher next season.
Source: Daily Sports 9/14/2013
The media learned on Friday that Manabu Iwadate (32) is planning to retire at the end of the season. He has already told Hideki Kuriyama of his intentions.
Source: Sports Hochi 9/14/2013
The Hawks thought about starting Tadashi Settsu on five days of rest, but instead opted to give him a couple more days and will start him on the 21st against Lotte.
Source: Sponichi 9/14/2013
The Eagles announced today that they topped ten million (10,003,190) in total home attendance since 2005 (631 games).