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[4/2/2015] Nippon Ham Fighters, Chiba Lotte Marines, Seibu Lions, Rakuten Eagles

by on Apr.03, 2015 @ 6:46 am, under NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Ni-gun game against Yokohama on April 2: first round draft pick Kohei Arihara started the game and tossed three perfect innings. He struck out three and topped out at 149km/h. Source: Sponichi 4/2/2015
  • Kohei Arihara is scheduled to make his next start on April 12 against the Futures. Source: Sponichi 4/2/2015

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Yuki Karakawa will be taken off the active roster after a dismal performance against Nippon Ham on April 2. He gave up eight runs (all earned) on nine hits over 3.1 innings of work. Source: Sanspo 4/2/2015
  • The Marines have spoken to Alfredo Despaigne about his schedule. He could arrive in Japan within seven to days and be ready to join the Ichi-gun team as early as April 14. Source: Sponichi 4/1/2015, Sponichi 4/2/2015, Sports Hochi 4/2/2015

Seibu Lions

  • Ken Togame's start on April 1 against Rakuten was rained out. The Lions skipped his turn and started Wade LeBlanc on April 2. Source: Nikkan Sports 4/1/2015

Rakuten Eagles