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[5/12/2014] Rakuten Eagles, Softbank Hawks

by on May.13, 2014 @ 1:55 am, under NPB

Rakuten Eagles

  • Yusuke Kosai was fined 50,000 yen and issued a stern warning after he was tossed from Saturday's Ni-gun game against Yakult for insulting an umpire. Source: Sponichi 5/12/2014

Softbank Hawks

  • Tadashi Settsu was diagnosed with muscle fatigue in his right shoulder.  His condition is not considered serious. Source: Sponichi 5/12/2014
  • Sho Iwasaki and Hiroki Yamada joined the Ichi-gun team for workouts at YafuOku Dome on Monday.  Iwasaki is scheduled to start Thursday's game against Lotte at QVC Marine.  Yamada will most likely start Friday's game against Orix at Kyocera Dome. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/12/2014, Sports Hochi 5/12/2014, Sponichi 5/12/2014
  • 28,450 of the 38,561 fans at Sunday's game on Mother's Day were apparently female.  It was also The Pink Ribbon Program (for breast cancer awareness) and Taka Girl Day at the stadium. Source: Sports Hochi 5/12/2014, Sanspo 5/12/2014