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[10/10/2015] 2015 Climax Series News and Notes

by on Oct.11, 2015 @ 8:32 am, under NPB

Softbank Hawks

  • Possible starters for the first three games of the Final Stage: Shota Takeda, Rick van den Hurk, and Tadashi Settsu. Source: Nikkan Sports 10/10/2015, Sponichi 10/10/2015
  • There are a number of candidates that could be ready to pitch in a Game 4 or 5: Kenichi Nakata, Kodai Senga, Hayato Terahara, and Jason Standridge. Source: Nikkan Sports 10/10/2015
  • Intra-squad tune-ups: October 8: Kodai Senga tossed three shutout innings. October 9: Tadashi Settsu gave up two runs on five hits over three innings of work, Hayato Terahara gave up a run over three innings. Source: Nikkan Sports 10/10/2015 ... Kenichi Nakata gave up a run (unearned) over three innings on October 10. He struck out six of the ten hitters he faced. Source: Nikkan Sports 10/10/2015

Yakult Swallows

  • Practice game against LG on October 9: Masanori Ishikawa started the game and gave up a run over two innings. Shohei Tateyama allowed a run (unearned) over three innings. Yasuhiro Ogawa tossed three shutout innings. Source: Sponichi 10/10/2015