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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 3 – Chiba Lotte Marines 4 (April 11, 2014)

by on Apr.11, 2014 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Rakuten Eagles vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ QVC Marine Field - 18:15
Starters: Norimoto, Takahiro (RAK) 2-0, 2.25 - Naruse, Yoshihisa (LOT) 1-1, 6.52

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

Attendance: 9188 | Time: 3h17m | Lotte leads series, 1-0-0

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[4/8/2014] Rakuten Eagles, Chiba Lotte Marines, Softbank Hawks, Nippon Ham Fighters

by on Apr.08, 2014 @ 11:56 pm, under NPB
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Rakuten Eagles

  • If 1st round draft pick Yuki Matsui wins his next start, the Eagles plan to release six items to commemorate the milestone.  Items will include a photo panel, replica autographed baseball, t-shirt, parka, and replica autograph board.  Source: Sports Hochi 4/8/2014
  • The Eagles will teach another sports management course at Tohoku University this year.  Source: Sponichi 4/8/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Naoya Masuda was added the active roster on Tuesday.  He will most likely go back to closing games once he shows he is ready.  Source: Sponichi 4/8/2014

Softbank Hawks

  • The Hawks have seen an increase in the number of fans from Korea this season with the addition of Dae-Ho Lee during the winter.  They are planning to beef up their offerings in Korean to improve relations with their new fan base.  Source: Sponichi 4/8/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Hideki Kuriyama will most likely bench Shohei Otani against Rakuten's Yuki Matsui and Yudai Mori.  The two left-handed pitchers are scheduled to start games on Wednesday and Thursday.  Kuriyama feels a right-handed hitter will do better against Matsui and Mori.  Source: Nikkan Sports 4/8/2014
  • Hisashi Takeda was taken off the active roster on Tuesday with the flu.  He was replaced by Toshiyuki Yanuki.  Source: Nikkan Sports 4/8/2014

[4/7/2014] Rakuten Eagles, Chiba Lotte Marines, Orix Buffaloes, Nippon Ham Fighters

by on Apr.08, 2014 @ 1:25 am, under NPB
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Rakuten Eagles

  • 1st round draft pick Yuki Matsui threw about sixty pitches in the bullpen on Monday.  He is expected to start a game on the 9th against Nippon Ham at Sapporo Dome.  Source: Nikkan Sports 4/7/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Rookies recorded victories in consecutive games (4th round draft pick Shohei Yoshihara, relief, April 5 against Nippon Ham and 1st round draft pick Ayumi Ishikawa, complete game, April 6 against Nippon Ham) for the first time since 1998 (Soichi Fujita, relief, August 4 against Orix and Tsuneyuki Iso, complete game, August 5 against Orix).  Source: Sanspo 4/7/2014
  • Ishikawa was the first Lotte rookie to toss a complete game for his first victory since Yasutomo Kubo in 2005.  Source: Sponichi 4/7/2014

Orix Buffaloes

  • 1st round draft pick Kazumasa Yoshida was taken off the active roster on Monday because there are no plans for him to pitch within the next ten days.  He will remain with the Ichi-gun team.  Source: Sponichi 4/7/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • 4th round draft pick Hirotoshi Takanashi started a Ni-gun game against Yokohama on Sunday.  He pitched five innings and gave up two runs (unearned) on two hits and four walks.  He faced twenty-one, threw eighty-six pitches, and struck out five.  Source: Sports Hochi 4/7/2014

[4/6/2014] Injury Report: Shinnosuke Abe (Yomiuri), Shohei Tateyama (Yakult)

by on Apr.06, 2014 @ 11:51 pm, under NPB
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Yomiuri Giants

  • Shinnosuke Abe was left out of the starting line-up on Sunday because the Giants felt he was in no condition to play after taking an HBP off his left calf on Saturday.  Abe stayed back at the team hotel for treatment and rest.  Source: Nikkan Sports 4/6/2014

Chunichi Dragons

  • Takahito Kudo was taken off the active roster on Sunday with pain in the back of his right hamstring.  He started feeling the pain while running the bases in the 8th inning of Saturday's game against the Yomiuri Giants.  It could take about four weeks for a full recovery.  Source: Nikkan Sports 4/6/2014, Nikkan Sports 4/6/2014

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Sho Aranami (right ring finger) will most likely join the Ichi-gun team on Monday.  Source: Sponichi 4/6/2014

Yakult Swallows

  • Kyohei Muranaka's start on Sunday was cut short as a precaution because of tightness in his lower back.  He will be take off the active roster.  Source: Nikkan Sports 4/6/2014
  • Shohei Tateyama left Saturday's Ni-gun game after throwing just one pitch because of discomfort in his right elbow.  Source: Nikkan Sports 4/6/2014 ... Tateyama started feeling some discomfort while throwing practice pitches and took himself out of the game.  He had the elbow examined by the team's medical director.  Whether he gets a full check-up has not yet been decided.  Source: Sanspo 4/6/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Naoya Masuda (right elbow) joined the Ichi-gun team for workouts on Sunday.  He tossed a bullpen session in front of the coaches and could make the active roster on the 8th.  Source: Sports Hochi 4/6/2014, Sponichi 4/6/2014

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 1 – Chiba Lotte Marines 7 (April 6, 2014)

by on Apr.06, 2014 @ 4:57 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Nippon Ham Fighters vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ QVC Marine Field - 13:00
Starters: Takeda, Masaru (HAM) 0-0, 8.31 - Ishikawa, Ayumu (LOT) 0-0, 0.00

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

Attendance: 14019 | Time: 3h7m | Lotte leads series, 3-0-0

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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 2 – Chiba Lotte Marines 3 (April 5, 2014)

by on Apr.05, 2014 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Nippon Ham Fighters vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ QVC Marine Field - 14:00
Starters: Urano, Hiroshi (HAM) - Karakawa, Yuki (LOT) 0-1, 9.00

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

Attendance: 19078 | Time: 2h50m | Lotte leads series, 2-0-0

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[4/4/2014] Injury Report: Kazuki Yoshimi (Chunichi), Atsushi Kita (Nippon Ham)

by on Apr.05, 2014 @ 1:24 am, under NPB
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Chunichi Dragons

  • Kazuki Yoshimi tossed batting practice on Thursday for the first time since his surgery in June 2013.  It was the first time he faced hitters since May 7, 2013.  He threw fifty-five pitches.  Source: Nikkan Sports 4/4/2014

Rakuten Eagles

  • Motohiro Shima was left out of the starting line-up on Friday because the Eagles wanted to give him the night off after he took a foul-tip off his right foot on Thursday.  Source: Sanspo 4/4/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Naoya Masuda (right elbow) could make it back to the active roster in time for the Nippon Ham series over the weekend or for the Orix series that begins on the 8th.  Source: Sponichi 4/4/204

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Atsushi Kita hurt his right shoulder while diving after a ball in foul territory in the 7th inning of Thursday's game against Softbank at YafuOku Dome.  He was examined at a hospital in Tokyo on Friday and diagnosed with shoulder inflammation.  He was taken off the active roster on the same day and will begin his rehab at Kamagaya on Sunday.  Source: Nikkan Sports 4/4/2014