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[2/20/2014] Nippon Ham Fighters News and Notes

by on Feb.21, 2014 @ 3:12 am, under NPB

Name Type Date NP Notes
Yuki Saito Bullpen 2/18 55 Nikkan Sports 2/19/2014

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Shota Ono sprained his left ankle while running out a grounder during Thursday's practice game against Lotte.  He could not stand and had to be taken off the field on a stretcher.  He was removed from the game and taken to a hospital in Nago, Okinawa.  He will return to Tokyo on Friday for a full examination.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/20/2014

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Shohei Otani will be appearing in the descente baseball equipment catalog.  His photo shoot took place on Wednesday.  At nineteen years of age, he will be the youngest player to appear in the catalog.  The youngest player before Otani was most likely Tsuyoshi Shinjo at twenty-one years.  Source: Nikkan Sports 2/20/2014