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[10/14/2015] Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Chunichi Dragons, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yakult Swallows

by on Oct.15, 2015 @ 10:48 am, under NPB

Hanshin Tigers

  • Randy Messenger and Matt Murton returned to their homes in the United States on October 13. Source: Daily Sports 10/13/2015
  • The Tigers finished 273-281-21 under Yutaka Wada. The 273 wins is seventh most for a Hanshin manager. Source: Sanspo 10/13/2015

Hiroshima Carp

Chunichi Dragons

  • Yudai Ono will prepare for the Premier 12 by pitching in at least two Phoenix League games: October 18 against LG and October 24 against Yakult. Source: Nikkan Sports 10/13/2015, Daily Sports 10/13/2015
  • Motonobu Tanishige spent about an hour-and-a-half signing autographs for fans after fall practices at Nagoya Stadium on October 12. Source: Nikkan Sports 10/12/2015

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Yasuaki Yamasaki is hoping to pick up a few things from other closers (like Nippon Ham's Hirotoshi Masui, Yomiuri's Hirokazu Sawamura, and Rakuten Yuki Matsui) while playing at the Premier 12. Source: Sponichi 10/12/2015

Yakult Swallows