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[11/7/2014] Softbank Hawks, Orix Buffaloes, Nippon Ham Fighters

by on Nov.08, 2014 @ 3:57 am, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

  • Yuki Yoshimura was re-examined at a hospital in Fukuoka on Thursday and diagnosed with a bone bruise in his left ring finger. He suffered the injury when he slid head-first into first base during Game 5 of the Nippon Series. The finger will need two to three weeks of rest. He will not participate in Miyazaki fall camp and will instead rehab at the Saitozaki facilities. He will also withdraw from the Samurai Japan vs Softbank-Nippon Ham game. Source: Nikkan Sports 11/7/2014

Orix Buffaloes

  • Ichiro Suzuki and Munenori Kawasaki worked out at Hoto Motto Kobe on Thursday. Source: Sponichi 11/7/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Shohei Otani and Sho Nakata ended their fall camp in Okinawa on Friday. They will join the Samurai Japan team in Fukuoka on Saturday. Source: Sports Hochi 11/7/2014
  • Yuki Saito pitched in a batting practice scrimmage on Friday. He faced five hitters, threw nineteen pitches, and did not allow any could-be hits. He did hit Go Matsumoto. Source: Sports Hochi 11/7/2014
  • Takumi Oshima went 1-for-1 (SF8, 1B9) during a batting practice scrimmage on Thursday. Source: Sports Hochi 11/7/2014