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[6/17/2014] Rakuten Eagles, Softbank Hawks, Nippon Ham Fighters

by on Jun.18, 2014 @ 3:30 am, under NPB

Rakuten Eagles

  • The Eagles made two coaching staff changes on Tuesday.  Ni-gun outfield/base-running coach Koichi Isobe will take over as Ichi-gun outfield/base-running coach.  Ichi-gun outfield/base-running coach Osamu Yonemura will become a Ni-gun position player coach. Source: official announcement

Softbank Hawks

  • Kazuyuki Hoashi is slated to start Saturday's game against Yomiuri at Tokyo Dome.  Yuya Iida could get Sunday's start against Yomiuri. Source: Nikkan Sports 6/18/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Shohei Otani threw about twenty pitches in the bullpen on Tuesday in preparation for his start against Hanshin at Koshien on Wednesday. Source: Daily Sports 6/17/2014