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[2/25/2014] Chiba Lotte Marines, Orix Buffaloes, Yokohama Bay Stars

by on Feb.26, 2014 @ 1:51 am, under NPB

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Yuta Omine gave up seven runs in four innings in a practice game against Yakult on Tuesday.  Tsutomu Ito told reporters Omine most likely ran out of chances to secure a spot in the opening day starting rotation.  Source: Sports Hochi 2/25/2014
  • Through Tuesday, 5th round draft pick Seiya Inoue is 12-for-24 in seven scrimmages/games.  Source: Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014
  • The 2014 M-Splash team was introduced to the media on Tuesday at QVC Marine.  Seven of the twenty-four cheerleaders are new additions.  Source: Sponichi 2/25/2014

Orix Buffaloes

Name Date Swings Notes
Yuniesky Betancourt 2/25 53 24 could-be hits; 1 over the fence.  Sports Hochi 2/25/2014, Daily Sports 2/25/2014, Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014


  • Yuniesky Betancourt arrived in Japan on the 22nd.  He was introduced at a press conference in Kochi on Wednesday and joined the team for practices on Tuesday.  He started thinking about playing in Japan two years ago.  Source: Nikkan Sports 2/25/2014 ... Betancourt took fielding practice at third with Esteban German on Tuesday.  Source: Sponichi 2/25/2014

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Masanori HayashiKensuke UchimuraToshiro Miyazaki, and Shotaro Ide will join Ichi-gun camp in Ginowan on Wednesday.  Atori Ota and Tomo Otosaka will be sent down to Ni-gun camp in Kadena.  Source: Daily Sports 2/25/2014