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[6/29/2014] Hanshin Tigers, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yakult Swallows

by on Jun.29, 2014 @ 11:55 pm, under NPB

Hanshin Tigers

  • Takumi Akiyama joined the Ichi-gun team for workouts on Sunday.  He will most likely start a game on July 3 against Yakult at Koshien. Source: Daily Sports 6/29/2014
  • Yoshinori Tateyama threw thirty-eight pitches to a squatting catcher in the bullpen on Sunday. Source: Nikkan Sports 6/29/2014

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Yokohama's three, four, and five hitters (Yulieski Gourriel, Yoshitomo Tsutsugo, and Taketoshi Goto) went yard in the same game on Saturday for the first time since June 7, 2009 (Seiichi Uchikawa, Shuichi Murata, and Takahiro Saeki).  The Bay Stars won their game on Saturday.  The game on June 7, 2009 ended in a 9-7 loss.  The last time the Bay Stars' three, four, and five hitters contributed home runs in a game they won was on September 19, 2006 (Tatsuhiko Kinjo, Shuichi Murata, and Yuki Yoshimura). Source: Sports Hochi 6/29/2014, Sponichi 6/29/2014

Yakult Swallows