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[9/9/2014] Samurai Japan Amateur National Team Updates

by on Sep.09, 2014 @ 7:03 pm, under International, Samurai Japan

Samurai Japan announced that the amateur national team will be playing a practice game against the Ni-gun Chiba Lotte Marines on September 13 at Lotte Urawa Stadium. The game is scheduled to start at 13:30 (gates will open at 12:00) and admission will be free.

The amateur national team will also play three other practice games against Industrial League teams.

  • September 12 against Honda at Honda
  • September 15 against JX-ENEOS at JX-ENEOS
  • September 16 against Toshiba at Toshiba

All three games are slated to start at 13:30

Source: official announcement


The Baseball Federation of Japan (BFJ) announced a roster change to the amateur national team.

  • Junichi Katayama will be replace by Takuaki Iguchi due to left shoulder injury

The BFJ also posted a practice schedule for the team.

  • September 14 - morning practices at Tokyo Gas field
  • September 17 - morning practices at JX-ENEOS field

Source: official announcement, Sponichi 9/9/2014