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[8/1/2014] Rakuten Eagles, Seibu Lions, Chiba Lotte Marines

by on Aug.02, 2014 @ 2:31 am, under NPB

Rakuten Eagles

  • Takashi Kawai joined the Ichi-gun team for workouts on Friday and tossed a bullpen session.  He is scheduled to start Sunday's game against Seibu at kobo Stadium. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/1/2014
  • Kazuya Fujita recorded the tenth home run of his career during Thursday's game against the Softbank Hawks.  The home run was also Fujita's 100th hit of the season and came in his tenth year after turning pro. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/1/2014

Seibu Lions

  • Tomoya Mori recorded pinch-hit hits in his first two trips to the plate (single on Wednesday and a double on Thursday).  The last player drafted out of high school to record hits in their first two trips to the plate during their first-year was Hiroshi Yugamidani in 1985.  Mori is the first player to accomplish the feat in franchise history. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/1/2014, Sponichi 8/1/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Chad Huffman missed Thursday's game against Nippon Ham because he was not feeling well. Source: Sanspo 8/1/2014