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[3/12/2014] Rakuten Eagles, Seibu Lions, Softbank Hawks, Orix Buffaloes, Nippon Ham Fighters

by on Mar.13, 2014 @ 12:02 am, under NPB

Rakuten Eagles

  • 1st round draft pick Yuki Matsui threw seventy-one pitches in the bullpen on Tuesday.  Source: Sports Hochi 3/12/2014

Seibu Lions

  • Hideto Asamura missed his second straight exhibition game on Wednesday because he was not feeling well (fever).  Source: Nikkan Sports 3/12/2014

Softbank Hawks

  • Brian Wolfe was diagnosed with the flu.  He will rest at his home in Fukuoka for a few days.  His started on the 15th against Yomiuri at YafuOku Dome was canceled.  Kenichi Nakata will get the start.  Source: Nikkan Sports 3/12/2014, Sponichi 3/12/2014

Orix Buffaloes

  • The Buffaloes have dropped their last five straight.  The pitching staff has allowed thirty-seven runs in the five games.  Source: Sponichi 3/12/2014
  • Chihiro Kaneko is scheduled to throw about forty pitches during his start against Rakuten at Kyocera Dome on Thursday.  Source: Nikkan Sports 3/12/2014
  • The Buffaloes introduced the 2014 Bs Girls (cheerleading group) during at a team rally at a hotel in Osaka on Wednesday.  Source: official announcement, Daily Sports 3/12/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Yuki Saito threw about fifty pitches in the bullpen on Tuesday.  Source: Nikkan Sports 3/12/2014 ... Saito threw forty-two pitches over four shutout innings against Seibu on Wednesday.  He wanted to get in a little more work after his outing and threw about twenty more pitches in the bullpen.  Source: Sponichi 3/12/2014

4 comments on “[3/12/2014] Rakuten Eagles, Seibu Lions, Softbank Hawks, Orix Buffaloes, Nippon Ham Fighters

  1. Dylan

    Does anyone have 2013 stats on team Left on Base and team batting average with runners in scoring position for the Pacific League?

    1. Gen Post author

      I don’t know about LOB, but here are RISPs for the PL from last year:

      Softbank – .290
      Rakuten – .281
      Seibu – .274
      Lotte – .255
      Nippon Ham – .254
      Orix – .245

      These were taken from Slugger’s 2014 Player Book.

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