Osaka announced that they will be hosting a summer tournament involving professional and amateur teams on July 23. Details are as follows:
|Date||August 21-23 (two games a day)|
|Venue||Takatsuki Hagitani Baseball Stadium|
|Sponsored by||Orix Baseball Club
Osaka Baseball Federation
Kansai6 Baseball League
Hanshin University Baseball League
|Supported by||Osaka Prefecture
Takatsuki Board of Education
|Teams||Orix Buffaloes (Farm)
Osaka Shogyo University
Osaka Keizai University
Osaka Taiiku University
|Game||A tournament winner and a third place team will be decided.
Rain could shorten the tournament.
|Rules||2015 general rules will apply. Other rules to be decided.|
|Ball||Official NPB Baseball (Mizuno 20000)|
|Other||Admission will be free
There will be no scheduled make-up dates
Parking will be limited, public transportation is recommended
The schedule will be released at a later date.
Source: official announcement