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[10/9/2015] Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Chunichi Dragons, Yakult Swallows

by on Oct.10, 2015 @ 5:22 am, under NPB

Hanshin Tigers

Hiroshima Carp

  • Video Research reported that TV ratings for the RCC TV broadcast of the last game of the season on October 7 averaged 36.8% between 6:30 and 7:00 and 44.5% between 7:00 and 9:06 (Hiroshima region). Ratings peaked at 50.5% at 8:21pm. The 44.5% established a new high for the season. The previous high of 35.1% was set on opening day on March 27. Source: Tokyo Sports 10/8/2015

Chunichi Dragons

  • Masahiro Yamamoto is planning to resume workouts soon because he could be a batting practice pitcher for the team during spring camp next year. Source: Daily Sports 10/9/2015
  • Raul Valdes, Hector Luna, Anderson Hernandez, and Ricardo Nanita left Japan for their homes out of Chubu International Airport on October 9. Source: Nikkan Sports 10/9/2015

Yakult Swallows

  • Former Swallow Akinori Iwamura will reprise his role as player/manager of the Fukushima Hopes next season and could potentially add another title to his name as their team representative. Source: Nikkan Sports 10/9/2015