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[5/1/2014] Seibu Lions, Orix Buffaloes, Nippon Ham Fighters

by on May.02, 2014 @ 4:54 am, under NPB

Seibu Lions

  • Greg Reynolds had another bad start on Thursday.  Haruki Ihara went so far as to say the pitcher does not have what it takes to pitch in the NPB. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/1/2014

Orix Buffaloes

  • The eighteen victories the Buffaloes picked up last month set a new franchise record for wins in the month of April.  The previous record of seventeen was set in 1978. ...  Yoshihisa Hirano is the first pitcher in NPB history to notch eleven saves in the month of April. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/1/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Makoto Kaneko was taken off the active roster on Thursday to get more work at Ni-gun and to make room for Mitsuo Yoshikawa. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/1/2014
  • Sho Nakata will be one of twenty-eight personalities appearing in a music video for Chris Hart's song Shiawase wo mitsukerareru youni (幸せをみつけられるように). Source: Sponichi 5/2/2014