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[6/30/2014] Rakuten Eagles, Nippon Ham Fighters

by on Jun.30, 2014 @ 11:23 pm, under NPB

Rakuten Eagles

  • Brian Falkenborg left the team on Sunday to be with his expecting wife.  She was scheduled to give birth in Sendai on Monday.  Assuming no problems, Falkenborg will rejoin the team on July 2. Source: Sponichi 6/30/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Shohei Otani is slated to make his next start on July 2 against Seibu at Seibu Dome. Source: Sports Hochi 6/30/2014
  • Hisashi Takeda will most likely be added to the active roster on Tuesday. Source: Sponichi 6/30/2014
  • The Fighters announced a couple of coaching staff changes, effective July 1: Ni-gun outfield/base-running coach Toshimasa Konta will be re-assigned to Ichi-gun outfield/base-running coach and Ichi-gun outfield/base-running coach Koji Otsuka will be re-assigned to Ni-gun outfield/base-running coach. Source: official announcement