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[6/13/2014] Softbank Hawks, Orix Buffaloes

by on Jun.14, 2014 @ 12:59 am, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

  • Koji Akiyama borrowed Barbaro Canizares' bat and took sixteen swings during batting practice and hit zero over the fence. Source: Nikkan Sports 6/13/2014
  • The Hawks scored four runs in the 9th on Thursday to record a come-from-behind 4-3 victory against Chunichi.  The last time they overcame a deficit of three or more runs in the 9th was when they scored five runs on May 14, 2003 to record a 9-8 victory. Source: Sponichi 6/13/2014

Orix Buffaloes

  • Joey Butler participated in Ichi-gun practices at Hotto Motto Kobe on Friday.  The Buffaloes are also planning to have Butler join the Ichi-gun team for pre-game practices at Kyocera Dome over the weekend. Source: Nikkan Sports 6/13/2014, Sponichi 6/13/2014