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[10/13/2013] Nippon Ham Fighters, Softbank Hawks, Rakuten Eagles, Chiba Lotte Marines

by on Oct.14, 2013 @ 2:53 am, under NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters

The media learned on Saturday that Dai-Kang Yoh was invited to play for the Taiwan national team that is scheduled to play three games against Samurai Japan in November.

Source: Nikkan Sports 10/13/2013

Yoh stole forty-seven bases this year and became the first player in franchise history to lead the league in steals.

Source: Nikkan Sports 10/13/2013

Softbank Hawks

Kenji Otonari (had surgery to treat the ossification of the yellow ligament) told reporters on Saturday he was planning to workout with Shingo Tatsumi, Masayoshi Tsukada, and Shinya Arasaki (Ikusei) for about two weeks in Okinawa in January.

Source: Nikkan Sports 10/13/2013

Rakuten Eagles

Takahiro Norimoto is the first rookie in PL history to record fifteen victories since Daisuke Matsuzaka won sixteen games with Seibu in 1999.

Source: Daily Sports 10/13/2013

Chiba Lotte Marines

The Marines could make a decision on Takumi Kobe's punishment some time after the First Stage of the Climax Series.

Source: Nikkan Sports 10/13/2013