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[7/29/2015] Softbank Hawks, Orix Buffaloes, Rakuten Eagles

by on Jul.30, 2015 @ 10:00 am, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

  • Ni-gun game against Hanshin on July 28: Tadashi Settsu started the game. He gave up two runs (one earned) over six innings. He faced twenty-two hitters, allowed five hits, walked none, and struck out seven. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/29/2015

Orix Buffaloes

  • Tatsuya Sato will most likely close out games while Yoshihisa Hirano recovers from a left ankle sprain (ten days to two weeks). Source: Nikkan Sports 7/29/2015.

Rakuten Eagles

  • The Eagles announced that they filed paperwork to place Jim Heuser on waivers. Source: official announcement ... Team official Hiroshi Abei told reporters they decided to play Heuser on waivers because they were not going to be able to give him enough chances to play with other pitchers like Kenny Ray and Kam Mickolio on the roster. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/29/2015