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[12/24/2013] Nippon Ham Fighters, Orix Buffaloes

by on Dec.24, 2013 @ 11:55 pm, under NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters

Nippon Ham announced that they donated 1,823,675 yen to Sapporo City to help support victims of the Tohoku Earthquake.  The money was raised through various fundraising activities conducted by the team.

Source: Sponichi 12/24/2013

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Sho Nakata sat down with Hideki Kuriyama to talk about expectations for the 2014 season on Monday.  Their meeting lasted about forty minutes.

Source: Sponichi 12/24/2013

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Mitsuo Yoshikawa threw about seventy pitches off a mound on Monday.

Source: Nikkan Sports 12/24/2013

Orix Buffaloes

Takahiro Okada currently weighs 102 kilograms.  He wants to drop four kilograms during the off-season and begin spring camp at ninety-eight kilograms.

Okada started at 104 kilograms and successfully dropped two kilograms after he started preparing his own food (with a focus on vegetables) in November.

Source: Sports Hochi 12/24/2013