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[10/16/2013] Nippon Ham Fighters, Seibu Lions, Softbank Hawks, Orix Buffaloes

by on Oct.17, 2013 @ 4:40 am, under NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters

The Fighters announced that Ni-gun battery coach Yoichi Fukuzawa will not be returning next season.

Source: official announcement

Seibu Lions

Lions Thanks Fest 2013 will take place on November 23.  Additional information can be found at the official announcement link below.  Event information will be released on a later date.

Source: official announcement


Ryoma Nogami will be appearing in fire safety posters for the Saitama Seibu Fire Bureau.  The posters will be in use between October 16, 2013 and March 31, 2014.

Source: official announcement (Fire Bureau), official announcement (Seibu)

Softbank Hawks

Nobuhiko Matsunaka attended fall practices at YafuOku Dome on Wednesday.  He is scheduled to attend fall camp in Miyazaki that begins on November 1.

Source: Nikkan Sports 10/16/2013

Orix Buffaloes

Dae-Ho Lee will spend the rest of this month resting.  He will begin his off-season training in November.

Source: Sports Hochi 10/16/2013