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[6/8/2014] Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yakult Swallows

by on Jun.08, 2014 @ 11:52 pm, under NPB

Hanshin Tigers

  • Ryosuke Ogata recorded his first Ni-gun (May 7) and Ichi-gun (June 7) home runs off Orix's Daiki Tomei. Source: Nikkan Sports 6/8/2014
  • Tsuyoshi Nishioka most likely will not be a lock at second.  He could be shifted to another position.  Third base could be a possibility. Source: ZakZak 6/8/2014 ... Center could also be an interesting option. Source:  Tokyo Sports 6/8/2014

Hiroshima Carp

  • The Carp have decided to take Kila Ka'aihue off the active roster.  He is 3-for-20 in June so far and has not recorded a hit in his last thirteen trips to the plate. Source: Nikkan Sports 6/8/2014
  • Brad Eldred missed Sunday's game against Orix at Mazda Stadium because his wife was not feeling well. Source: Sanspo 6/8/2014

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Noriharu Yamazaki is in the process of learning some Spanish.  Aarom Baldiris has been helping him out. Source: Tokyo Sports 6/8/2014

Yakult Swallows

  • Tetsuto Yamada was out with a fever on Saturday. Source: Sponichi 6/8/2014 ... Yamada got treatment to lower the fever on Saturday and was in the starting line-up on Sunday. Source: Sponichi 6/8/2014
  • Masanori Ishikawa arrived at the clubhouse on time, but was late to practices on Sunday because he was not keeping track of a meeting he was allowed to skip (practices started after the meeting). Source: Sponichi 6/8/2014