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[10/5/2014] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Yakult Swallows

by on Nov.06, 2014 @ 5:35 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • Former Yomiuri 7th round draft pick Go Ono (36) was named general manager of the Fukushima Hopes (BC League). Source: Nikkan Sports 11/5/2014
  • Former Giant Masumi Kuwata is planning to step down from his post as special coach with Tokyo University on December 31 because his coaching license expires this year. Source: Nikkan Sports 11/5/2014

Hanshin Tigers

  • The Tigers could give Yamato a look at short during fall camp. Source: Nikkan Sports 11/5/2014
  • Mauro Gomez does not like flying. He took a Shinkansen to Tokyo to avoid having to take a domestic flight to a larger international airport. Source: Daily Sports 11/5/2014, Nikkan Sports 11/5/2014
  • Yoshinori Tateyama (38) held a press conference at the team offices in Nishinomiya on Wednesday to formally announce his decision to retire. Source: Daily Sports 11/5/2014

Hiroshima Carp

  • Danilo DeJesus Araujo tossed batting practice on Tuesday. He threw eighty-four pitches, faced Hiroki Takahashi, Shohei Habu, Masamitsu Suzuki, Ken Nakamura, and Rainel Rosario, broke two bats, and allowed nine could-be hits. Source: Nikkan Sports 11/5/2014

Yakult Swallows

  • Yoshinori Sato threw 106 pitches in the bullpen on 3rd and sixty-two pitches in the bullpen on the 5th. Source: Sponichi 11/5/2014
  • Yasuhiro Ogawa was examined at a hospital in Tokyo on Wednesday and diagnosed with a strain in his left quadratus lumborum. Source: Sponichi 11/5/2014