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[8/9/2015] Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Chunichi Dragons, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yakult Swallows

by on Aug.10, 2015 @ 9:43 am, under NPB

Hanshin Tigers

  • Shintaro Fujinami recorded the thirtieth victory of his career on August 8 and became the tenth pitcher drafted out of high school to win thirty games within his first three years in the NPB, first since Masahiro Tanaka in 2009. Source: Sports Hochi 8/9/2015, Sponichi 8/9/2015

Hiroshima Carp

Chunichi Dragons

  • Masahiro Yamamoto made his first start of the year on August 9. It was cut short because he jammed his left index finger against his hamstring, but at forty-nine years and twelve months (363 days), he still extended his own record for oldest player to play in a game. Source: Sponichi 8/9/2015, Daily Sports 8/9/2015, Daily Sports 8/9/2015

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Guillermo Moscoso and Aarom Baldiris are candidates for Venezuela's Premier 12 roster. Source: Sanspo 8/9/2015

Yakult Swallows