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[7/21/2015] Orix Buffaloes, Seibu Lions, Rakuten Eagles

by on Jul.22, 2015 @ 9:43 am, under NPB

Orix Buffaloes

  • The NPB commissioner's office issued Esteban German a stern warning and a fine worth 100,000 yen for his ejection from a game against Seibu on July 21. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/21/2015

Seibu Lions

  • Hichori Morimoto will rejoin Ichi-gun practices on July 23 and will be added to the active roster on July 24. Source: Sports Hochi 7/21/2015
  • As of the end of July 21, Takeya Nakamura is sitting on 999 hits and 299 home runs.

Rakuten Eagles

  • Through July 21, Kazuo Matsui is eight away from 2,000 career NPB hits.
  • Through July 20, Yuki Matsui recorded twenty saves in thirty-seven appearances. The team had a lead in twenty-one games, was tied in thirteen games, and was behind in three games. Matsui has one loss -- the game was tied when he took the mound. Of the twenty-one games he pitched in with the lead, one was with five-run lead. He recorded saves in the other twenty. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/21/2015 ... At nineteen years and eight months, Matsui became the pitcher out of high school to record at least twenty saves under the age of twenty. Source: Sponichi 7/21/2015