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[8/20/2014] Injury Report: Akihiro Yanase (Softbank), Yoshihiro Ito (Lotte)

by on Aug.21, 2014 @ 1:57 am, under NPB
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Hanshin Tigers

  • Tsuyoshi Nishioka worked out at Naruohama on Tuesday.  He played catch outdoors at a distance of about fifty meters.  He also hit off a tee indoors -- thirty swings from each side. Source: Sanspo 8/20/2014

Hiroshima Carp

  • Ryuji Ichioka (right shoulder) was re-examined at a hospital in Hiroshima on Wednesday.  He was given the green light to resume throwing, but there is no timetable on when he might start playing catch because he still needs time to regain muscle strength. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/20/2014

Yakult Swallows

  • Kyohei Muranaka was taken off the active roster on Wednesday with a bruise on right calf.  Muranaka suffered the injury during a start against Yomiuri on Tuesday.  He will be examined at a hospital in Tokyo on Thursday. Source: Sports Hochi 8/20/2014, Sponichi 8/20/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Yoshihiro Ito started feeling discomfort in his right shoulder on Tuesday.  He was taken off the active roster on Wednesday. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/20/2014

Softbank Hawks

  • Akihiro Yanase was examined at a hospital in Fukuoka on Wednesday and diagnosed with inflammation in the medial collateral ligament in his right elbow.  He was taken off the active roster on the same day.  The Hawks will re-assess after a week of no throwing. Source: Sports Hochi 8/20/2014
  • Nobuhiro Matsuda (right index finger) played in a Ni-gun rehab game against Hanshin on Tuesday.  He was the starting designated hitter and batted second.  He went 1-for-2 with a walk. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/20/2014
  • Tadashi Settsu (right thumb) could make his next start on the 26th against Nippon Ham at YafuOku Dome. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/20/2014

[8/19/2014] Rakuten Eagles, Chiba Lotte Marines, Softbank Hawks, Nippon Ham Fighters

by on Aug.20, 2014 @ 3:26 am, under NPB
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Rakuten Eagles

  • Yuki Matsui's next two starts will likely come on the 20th against Nippon Ham at Asahikawa and on the 27th against Seibu at kobo Stadium. Source: Sponichi 8/19/2014
  • Senichi Hoshino indicated that he was thinking about switching over to younger players because he wants to get a head start on the 2015 season. Source: Sanspo 8/19/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • The Marines are planning to have players work on their dynamic visual acuity during the off-season to help at them plate.  They have the equipment, but have not used it the last few years. Source: Sponichi 8/19/2014
  • According to Sanspo, Tsutomu Ito actually signed for three years, instead of two.  Sports Hochi believes it was a two-year deal with the front office now thinking about offering a multi-year extension (at least two more years). Source: Sanspo 8/19/2014, Sports Hochi 8/19/2014

Softbank Hawks

  • Toru Hosokawa will temporarily stop using Kiyoshi Hikawa's Zundoko-bushi for his intro music because the singer recently made headlines due to allegations of physically abusing a former manager. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/19/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • There is a chance Shohei Otani will get a few extra days of rest before his next start.  They could also put him on a 130-pitch limit. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/20/2014 ... Otani set a career high by throwing 149 pitches during his last start on the 17th.  The staff will be monitoring his fatigue levels over the next few days before deciding how to proceed with him. Source: Sponichi 8/19/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines 1 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 3 (August 17, 2014)

by on Aug.17, 2014 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Chiba Lotte Marines vs Rakuten Eagles @ kobo Stadium - 17:00
Starters: Naruse, Yoshihisa (LOT) 7-6, 4.88 - Kikuchi, Yasunori (RAK) 0-0, 3.86

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 1
Rakuten 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 X 3 7 0

Attendance: 20135 | Time: 2h51m | Series tied, 9-9-0

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Chiba Lotte Marines 12 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 5 (August 16, 2014)

by on Aug.16, 2014 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Chiba Lotte Marines vs Rakuten Eagles @ kobo Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Wakui, Hideaki (LOT) 4-10, 4.65 - Miyagawa, Sho (RAK) 3-0, 2.72

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 1 0 0 5 3 0 0 1 2 12 16 0
Rakuten 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 5 13 0

Attendance: 19258 | Time: 3h56m | Lotte leads series, 9-8-0

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[8/15/2014] Injury Report: Tadashi Settsu (Softbank), Yoshitomo Tsutsugo (Yokohama)

by on Aug.16, 2014 @ 2:16 am, under NPB
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Yomiuri Giants

  • Yoshiyuki Kamei (left thigh) resumed light running during workouts at Giants Stadium on Friday. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/15/2014

Hanshin Tigers

  • Takahiro Arai is having problems with back tightness.  He skipped pre-game batting practice on Thursday for the fourth straight time. Source: Sanspo 8/15/2014

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Yoshitomo Tsutsugo was discharged from a hospital in Nagoya on Friday morning.  He headed back to Tokyo on the Shinkansen and reported to Yokohama Stadium, where he provided teammates and coaches with an update on his condition.  He plans to take things day-by-day and hopes to make it back to the active roster on the 24th. Source: Nikkan Sports 8/15/2014, Sports Hochi 8/15/2014, Sponichi 8/15/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Takahiro Fujioka took a batted ball off his left hand during Friday's game against the Rakuten Eagles.  He was examined at a hospital in Sendai and diagnosed with a bruise on his fifth metacarpal.  He is considered day-to-day. Source: Sports Hochi 8/15/2014

Softbank Hawks

  • Tadashi Settsu left Friday's game against the Orix Buffaloes after he took a batted ball of his right hand.  The incident took place in the 1st inning when Ryoichi Adachi lined a pitch back to the mound that struck Settsu on the right hand.  He was removed from the game after just ten pitches and taken to a hospital in Osaka for treatment.  He was diagnosed with a bruise on his right thumb. Source: Sports Hochi 8/15/2014, Daily Sports 8/15/2014, Nikkan Sports 8/15/2014, Sponichi 8/15/2014

Orix Buffaloes

  • Tomotaka Sakaguchi started having lower back problems at the end of last season.  He is still dealing with the pain and is taking medication as needed. Source: Sports Hochi 8/15/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines 0 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 4 (August 15, 2014)

by on Aug.15, 2014 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Chiba Lotte Marines vs Rakuten Eagles @ kobo Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Fujioka, Takahiro (LOT) 6-6, 4.36 - Norimoto, Takahiro (RAK) 9-8, 3.50

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

Attendance: 22312 | Time: 2h48m | Series tied, 8-8-0

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Chiba Lotte Marines 7 – Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 11 (August 14, 2014)

by on Aug.14, 2014 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Chiba Lotte Marines vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome - 18:00
Starters: Karakawa, Yuki (LOT) 1-7, 5.70 - Saito, Yuki (HAM) 1-1, 3.93

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 10 3
Nippon Ham 1 0 3 0 4 3 0 0 X 11 15 0

Attendance: 25446 | Time: 3h41m | Nippon Ham leads series, 10-7-0

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