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[11/13/2014] Rakuten Eagles, Seibu Lions, Softbank Hawks

by on Nov.14, 2014 @ 1:46 am, under NPB

Rakuten Eagles

  • Kazuya Fujita played in an intra-squad game on Thursday. He got the start at second and batted second for the Reds. He recorded a two-run double to center. Source: Sponichi 11/13/2014
  • Koji Yamasaki played in an intra-squad game on Wednesday and recorded a two-run single to right with the bases loaded and two out in his first at bat in the 5th inning. Source: Nikkan Sports 11/13/2014
  • Takaaki Yokoyama has not allowed a run in two intra-squad appearances (four shutout innings on the 7th and three shutout innings on the 12th). Source: Sports Hochi 11/13/2014

Seibu Lions

  • Miguel Mejia (26) and Esmerling Vasquez (30) pitched in a batting practice scrimmage on Wednesday. Mejia faced eight hitters, allowed two hits, struck out two, and topped out at 152 km/h. Vasquez faced fourteen hitters, allowed two hits, walked three, and struck out four. Source: Sponichi 11/13/2014, Daily Sports 11/13/2014
  • The Lions will most likely go with five foreign players on their seventy-man roster. They currently have four and will continue looking at pitchers that can start. Source: Sports Hochi 11/13/2014

Softbank Hawks

  • Ren Kajiya threw 146 pitches in the bulpen under the watchful eye of new pitching coach Yoshinori Sato on Wednesday. Source: Nikkan Sports 11/13/2014
  • Former manager Koji Akiyama will be presented with an honor award from Kumamoto Prefecture. A presentation ceremony will take place on December 11. Source: Daily Sports 11/13/2014