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[3/10/2014] Rakuten, Seibu, Lotte, Softbank, Orix, Nippon Ham

by on Mar.11, 2014 @ 12:21 am, under NPB

Rakuten Eagles

Seibu Lions

  • Upcoming starts: Kazuhisa Makita on March 11 vs Nippon Ham at Seibu Dome; Ryoma Nogami on March 11 vs Nippon Ham at Seibu Dome.  Source: Nikkan Sports 3/10/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • 1st round draft pick Ayumu Ishikawa could make his first start of the regular season on March 30 against Softbank at YafuOku Dome.  Source: Sponichi 3/10/2014

Softbank Hawks

  • Brian Wolfe brought staff members food from Hard Rock Cafe during pitcher workouts at YafuOku Dome on the 6th.  Source: Tokyo Sports 3/10/2014
  • Upcoming starts: Jason Standridge on March 11 vs Yakult at YafuOku Dome.  Source: Nikkan Sports 3/10/2014

Orix Buffaloes

  • Chihiro Kaneko threw about fifty pitches in the bullpen on Monday.  It was his first session since returning from the flu.  Source: Sponichi 3/10/2014
  • Yoshitomo Tani played in a Kyoiku League against Chunichi on Monday.  He was the starting designated hitter and batted third.  He went 2-for-2: double to center, RBI single to right.  Source: Nikkan Sports 3/10/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Former manager Trey Hillman will be a special guest for the opening series at Sapporo Dome.  He will participate in an opening ceremony on March 28 and sign autographs on March 29 and 30.  Source: Nikkan Sports 3/10/2014
  • Upcoming starts: Shohei Otani on March 15 vs Chunichi at Sapporo Dome.  Source: Sanspo 3/10/2014