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[7/7/2014] Chiba Lotte Marines, Orix Buffaloes, Nippon Ham Fighters

by on Jul.07, 2014 @ 11:52 pm, under NPB

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Chad Huffman won Lotte's Hero Interview Award for the month of June. Source: official announcement ... Huffman received 258 of 540 votes.  Daichi Suzuki came in second with 59 votes. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/6/2014

Orix Buffaloes

  • Brandon Dickson was taken off the active roster on Monday after he gave up seven runs (all earned) on nine hits and six walks over 6+ innings of work on Sunday against the Seibu Lions.  Tomoya Yagi will most likely be called up. Source: Sponichi 7/7/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Yuki Saito started a Ni-gun game on the 5th against Seibu and tossed five shutout innings while allowing three hits.  He is now slated to join the Ichi-gun team on the 8th and could get a start on the 12th against Softbank at Sapporo Dome. Source: Daily Sports 7/7/2014
  • Kabutomushi Yukari is slated to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before a Ni-gun game against Rakuten at Kamagaya on the 27th. Source: Daily Sports 7/7/2014