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[5/26/2014] Chiba Lotte Marines, Softbank Hawks, Orix Buffaloes

by on May.27, 2014 @ 1:25 am, under NPB

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Top three Inter-league RBI totals for Lotte players (through Sunday): Toshiaki Imae 114, Saburo 98, Tomoya Satozaki 93. Source: Sponichi 5/26/2014
  • The Marines joined Nippon Ham in 2007 (12-0-0), Softbank in 2009 (6-0-1), Softbank in 2011 (10-0-2), and Yomiuri in 2012 (7-0-0) as the only teams in NPB history to start Inter-league play with five or more wins and no losses.  Source: Sanspo 5/26/2014

Softbank Hawks

  • Pitching coach Shinichi Kato is planning to give Paul Oseguera at least one more start at Ichi-gun. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/26/2014

Orix Buffaloes

  • The Shoben Kozo (Peeing Boy statue) at JR East Hamamatsucho Station in Tokyo will be wearing a number fourteen Orix uniform until June 26.  The number fourteen belongs to former JR East employee/player 1st round draft pick Kazumasa Yoshida. Source: official announcement, Daily Sports 5/26/2014

One comment on “[5/26/2014] Chiba Lotte Marines, Softbank Hawks, Orix Buffaloes

  1. Steve Novosel

    what’s the deal with Oseguera, anyway? Why is he not pitching at ichi-gun? He looked good last year and his one appearance this year was fine, too.

    What am I missing – are the Hawks just that impatient?

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