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[7/17/2015] Orix Buffaloes, Rakuten Eagles

by on Jul.18, 2015 @ 2:50 am, under NPB

Orix Buffaloes

  • The Buffaloes have scouts checking on Triple-A starting pitching talent in the United States for the 2016 season. Source: Sponichi 7/17/2015
  • Interim manager Junichi Fukura could become manager of the team next year if he can push the team to a .500 or better record before the end of the season. Source: Sanspo 7/17/2015

Rakuten Eagles

  • Zelous Wheeler will be returning to the United States later this month to be with his expecting wife. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/16/2015
  • The Eagles added Jeff Libengood to their staff as a special trainer. He is scheduled to the team on July 21. Source: Nikkan Soprts 7/17/2015