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[11/6/2013] Nippon Ham Fighters, Seibu Lions, Rakuten Eagles

by on Nov.07, 2013 @ 2:29 am, under NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters

Yuki Saito threw about 200 pitches in the bullpen on Tuesday.

Source: Nikkan Sports 11/6/2013

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Shohei Otani took sixty-three swings during batting practice on Tuesday and hit three over the fence.

Source: Sports Hochi 11/6/2013

Seibu Lions

Ryohei Fujiwara could become a candidate for the starting rotation next year.

Source: Sports Hochi 11/6/2013

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General practices during fall camp will be about four hours long, beginning at 10:00.  There will be no required early morning or evening practices.  However, Haruki Ihara expects players to use whatever remaining time they have constructively.

Source: Daily Sports 11/6/2013

Rakuten Eagles

The mayor of Sendai, Emiko Okuyama, announced that the city will honor the Eagles with their Sanji-no Tate Award (literally, Shield of Tribute Award).

Source: Nikkan Sports 11/6/2013

Kurashiki, Okayama will present Senichi Hoshino with a Citizen's Honor Award.  Hoshino received the same award when he won a pennant with Hanshin in 2003.

Source: Daily Sports 11/6/2013

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When online learning site Surara conducted a survey on kids from elementary school through to high school about ideal husbands and wives in the mainstream media, their top choice was Masahiro Tanaka and Mai Satoda.

Source: Daily Sports 11/6/2013