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[8/31/2014] Rakuten Eagles, Chiba Lotte Marines, Nippon Ham Fighters

by on Sep.01, 2014 @ 1:42 am, under NPB
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Rakuten Eagles

  • Takaaki Yokoyama became the third pitcher in franchise history on Saturday to record a victory on one pitch.  The other two: Kenta Satake on October 7, 2008 and Hiroki Yamamura on August 25, 2011. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/31/2014 ... Yokoyama also joined Ryohei Isaka (May 5, 2009) and Takahiro Shiomi (May 5, 2011) as the only players in franchise history to record victories in their first outing. Source: Sanspo 8/31/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Yuki Karakawa will likely head to the bullpen with Yuta Omine getting another shot at starting rotation. Source: Sponichi 8/31/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • The Fighters won their tenth straight against the Chiba Lotte Marines on Saturday.  They have gone on one other ten-or-more-game winning streak against one team in franchise history: eleven-game winning streak against Rakuten in 2006. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/31/2014 ... The streak ended on Sunday with a loss.

Chiba Lotte Marines 2 – Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 1 (August 31, 2014)

by on Aug.31, 2014 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Chiba Lotte Marines vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Tokyo Dome - 13:00
Starters: Naruse, Yoshihisa (LOT) 7-8, 4.82 - Uwasawa, Naoyuki (HAM) 7-6, 3.38

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 5 1
Nippon Ham 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 9 0

Attendance: 35609 | Time: 3h40m | Nippon Ham leads series, 12-8-0

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Chiba Lotte Marines 3 – Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 4 (August 30, 2014)

by on Aug.30, 2014 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Chiba Lotte Marines vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Tokyo Dome - 15:00
Starters: Karakawa, Yuki (LOT) 2-8, 5.34 - Yoshikawa, Mitsuo (HAM) 1-4, 6.10

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 8 0
Nippon Ham 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 X 4 10 0

Attendance: 37045 | Time: 3h16m | Nippon Ham leads series, 12-7-0

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Chiba Lotte Marines 3 – Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 8 (August 29, 2014)

by on Aug.29, 2014 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Chiba Lotte Marines vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Tokyo Dome - 18:30
Starters: Ishikawa, Ayumu (LOT) 7-5, 3.27 - Urano, Hiroshi (HAM) 6-2, 3.93

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 9 0
Nippon Ham 3 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 X 8 13 0

Attendance: 29428 | Time: 3h4m | Nippon Ham leads series, 11-7-0

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[8/27/2014] Injury Report: Tatsuro Hamada (Chunichi), Zach Phillips (Hiroshima)

by on Aug.28, 2014 @ 2:23 am, under NPB
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Hiroshima Carp

  • The Carp announced that Zach Phillips will return to the United States on Thursday for additional testing on his knee.  There is no timetable on his return to Japan. Source: Sponichi 8/27/2014

Chunichi Dragons

  • Hitoki Iwase was examined at a hospital on the 25th and diagnosed with some damaged muscle near his left elbow.  He was able to play some light catch on Wednesday.  No timetable has been set on his return. Source: Sanspo 8/27/2014
  • Tatsuro Hamada went to a hospital in Nagoya on Wednesday and was diagnosed with a medial collateral ligament injury in his left elbow.  He could end up missing the rest of the season. Source: Daily Sports 8/27/2014, Sponichi 8/27/2014, Nikkan Sports 8/27/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Luis Cruz felt some tightness in his right hamstring while running out a double in the 4th inning of Wednesday's game against the Orix Buffaloes.  He was replaced by a pinch-runner as a pre-caution. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/27/2014
  • Takuya Furuya will be taken off the active roster on Thursday with pain in his left shoulder. Source: Sponichi 8/27/2014 ... Furuya's condition does not appear to be serious, but Lotte does not want to risk making things worse since they were planning to use him in relief. Source: Sports Hochi 8/27/2014

[8/26/2014] Injury Report: Tatsuro Hamada (Chunichi), Wladimir Balentien (Yakult)

by on Aug.27, 2014 @ 3:39 am, under NPB
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Chunichi Dragons

  • Tatsuro Hamada was taken out of Tuesday's game against the Yokohama Bay Stars after throwing just eleven pitches because of discomfort in his left elbow. He was taken to a hospital during the game and will get additional tests on Wednesday. Source: Sports Hochi 8/26/2014, Sponichi 8/26/2014

Yakult Swallows

  • Wladimir Balentien left Tuesday's game against Hiroshima with pain in his left Achilles tendon.  Whether he is okay to play on Wednesday will depend on how he is feeling before the game. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/26/2014, Sanspo 8/26/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Ayumu Ishikawa (right index fingernail) is slated to return to the active roster in time for a start on the 29th against Nippon Ham at Tokyo Dome. Source: Daily Sports 8/26/2014, Sponichi 8/26/2014
  • The Marines announced that Ryo Miki had meniscus resection surgery on his right knee.  He will require three or four months for a full recovery. Source: Sports Hochi 8/26/2014