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[3/21/2015] Softbank Hawks, Orix Buffaloes, Nippon Ham Fighters, Seibu Lions, Rakuten Eagles

by on Mar.22, 2015 @ 4:29 am, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

Orix Buffaloes

  • Chihiro Kaneko could pitch in a batting practice scrimmage on March 24. If he pitches well, he could get a start during a Softbank series at YafuOku Dome that begins on March 31 or during a Nippon Ham series at Kyocera Dome that begins on April 3. Source: Sponichi 3/21/2015

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • First round draft pick Kohei Arihara is slated to make his Ni-gun debut on March 22 against Seibu at Kamagaya. Source: Nikkan Sports 3/21/2015
  • Yuki Saito will pitch in an exhibition game on March 22 against Yakult. Source: Nikkan Sports 3/21/2015

Seibu Lions

  • Ryoma Nogami could make his first regular season start on either March 29 against Orix or March 31 against Rakuten. Source: Daily Sports 3/21/2015

Rakuten Eagles

  • Ni-gun game against Yokohama on March 20: Yoshinao Kamata started the game and gave up four runs (two earned) on six hits over 2.1 innings of work. He faced fourteen hitters, threw fifty pitches, walked none, struck out three, and topped out at 147km/h. Source: Sports Hochi 3/21/2015
  • Yoshinao Kamata is slated to start a Ni-gun game against Seibu on March 27. Source: Sports Hochi 3/21/2015