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[6/18/2014] Chiba Lotte Marines, Softbank Hawks, Orix Buffaloes

by on Jun.19, 2014 @ 3:13 am, under NPB

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Daichi Suzuki recorded a modasho in his third straight game on Wednesday and tied the franchise record last set by Katsuya Kakunaka in 2012.  The NPB record of five was set by Michio Nishizawa in 1954 and Tadahito Iguchi in 2003. Source: Sanspo 6/18/2014
  • The Marines added Ikusei pitcher Takayuki Kanamori to the seventy-man roster on Wednesday.  His number will change from 120 to 67. Source: official announcement ... Kanamori's new contract is worth an estimated five million yen. Source: Sponichi 6/18/2014

Softbank Hawks

  • Tadashi Settsu and Jason Standridge will likely get starts against Yakult (June 19, 20); Kazuyuki Hoashi and Yuya Iida starts against Yomiuri (June 21, 22). Source: Sponichi 6/18/2014

Orix Buffaloes

  • Yuki Nishi, 2nd round draft pick Daiki Tomei, and Brandon Dickson visited the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Tokyo before Wednesday's game against Yomiuri. Source: Sponichi 6/18/2014