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[11/30/2014] Softbank Hawks, Nippon Ham Fighters

by on Dec.01, 2014 @ 2:16 am, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

  • The Hawks announced that Akira Nakamura's uniform number will change from 60 to 7. Source: official announcement
  • Sixteen players that have set goals for the 2015 season could have to put their money where their mouths are: their goals have been printed on t-shirts that fans can purchase for 3,000 yen. Fans can get 3,000 yen in dugout coupons if the players fail to meet their goals. There are reports that players might have to pay for the cost out of their own pockets. Source: official announcement, Nikkan Sports 11/30/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Sho Nakata played in a friendly game against a team of players from Ibaraki on Sunday. He was the starting designated hitter and batted third. He also took the mound in the 6th and tossed a shutout inning in relief. He did not allow any hits, walked one, and topped out at 144km/h. Source: Sponichi 11/30/2014, Nikkan Sports 11/30/2014