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[9/13/2014] Seibu Lions, Orix Buffaloes, Nippon Ham Fighters

by on Sep.13, 2014 @ 11:51 pm, under NPB

Seibu Lions

  • The Lions lost against the Rakuten Eagles on Saturday and fell sixteen games under .500 for the first time since 1979. Source: Sanspo 9/13/2014
  • The front office could offer Ernesto Mejia a multi-year contract. If they do, it will be their first mult-year contract offering to a foreign player since Alex Cabrera. For what its worth: Mejia is reportedly interested in playing in Japan next year. Source: Daily Sports 9/13/2014

Orix Buffaloes

  • Three unnamed MLB teams are reportedly interested in Wily Mo Pena. The Buffaloes would like Pena to return next season and are planning to open the lines of communication at an early stage. Source: Sanspo 9/13/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • CS channel GAORA will broadcast an eight-hour live program covering Atsunori Inaba's retirement ceremony on October 5. Coverage will begin at 2:30pm during pre-game workouts and end after the game and retirement ceremony at 10:30pm. Source: Sponichi 9/13/2014, Sports Hochi 9/13/2014 GAORA page