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Chiba Lotte Marines 12 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 10 (May 28, 2015)

by on May.28, 2015 @ 9:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Chiba Lotte Marines vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Karakawa, Yuki (LOT) 1-0, 9.82 - Nomura, Yusuke (HIR) 3-2, 3.27

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 1 2 0 0 0 7 1 1 0 12 15 1
Hiroshima 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 10 16 3

Attendance: 27263 | Time: 3h24m | Lotte leads series, 2-1-0

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[5/27/2015] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Yokohama Bay Stars

by on May.28, 2015 @ 8:29 am, under NPB
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Yomiuri Giants

  • Kan Otake became the 142nd pitcher in NPB history to reach the 1,000 strikeout milestone on May 27. Source: Sponichi 5/27/2015
  • Tatsunori Hara reached 900 victories in his 1,621st game as manager. Only four other managers reached 900 victories in fewer games: Shigeru Mizuhara in 1,436 games, Kazuto Tsuruoka in 1,489 games, Tetsuharu Kawakami in 1,556 games, and Osamu Mihara in 1,579 games. Source: Sanspo 5/27/2015

Hanshin Tigers

  • The Tigers reportedly met Kyuji Fujikawa at some point after his return to Japan and exchanged thoughts and feelings about their current situations. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/27/2015

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Yokohama Bay Stars

  • The Bay Stars became the first team in either league to reach thirty victories on May 27. Yokohama has been first to thirty wins in the Central League four times in all: June 20, 1962, fifty-first game; May 31, 1964, fifty-first game; June 13, 1978, fifty-sixth game; and May 27, 2015, fiftieth game. This was the first time they were first to thirty wins in both leagues and the first second time they recorded their thirtieth victory within their first fifty games of the season (the first was in 1952 when they won their thirtieth in their forty-seventh game). Source: Nikkan Sports 5/27/2015, Sponichi 5/28/2015
  • First round draft pick Yasuaki Yamasaki set a new rookie record with his tenth save of the month on May 27. Source: Sponichi 5/27/2015
  • Aarom Baldiris hit a home run against the Orix Buffaloes on May 27 and became the twenty-ninth player in NPB history to hit at least one home run against all twelve NPB teams. Source: Daily Sports 5/27/2015, Sponichi 5/27/2015 ... Baldiris joined Norihiro Nakamura (2012) and Tony Blanco (2013) as the only players to hit at least one home run against all twelve current NPB teams, including the Rakuten Eagles. Source: Sanspo 5/27/2015

[5/26/2015] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Yakult Swallows

by on May.27, 2015 @ 7:47 am, under NPB
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Yomiuri Giants

  • Potential upcoming starters: May 28 - Miles Mikolas, May 29 - Aaron Poreda, May 30 - Toshiya Sugiuchi, May 31 - Hayato Takagi. Source: Sanspo 5/26/2015
  • Tatsunori Hara recorded his 900th managerial victory on May 26. He is now 900-666-55. Source: Sanspo 5/26/2015

Hanshin Tigers

  • Randy Messenger joined the Ichi-gun team for practices at Koshien Stadium on May 26. He is currently expected to make his return to the active roster in time for a start against Seibu at Seibu Prince on May 29. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/26/2015
  • Shintaro Fujinami's Inter-league totals (2013-2014): 9 G, 3-3, 2.75 ERA. He has victories against Nippon Ham, Rakuten, and Lotte. He has losses against Rakute, Lotte, and Orix. Source: Sanspo 5/26/2015
  • The Tigers contacted Don Nomura about Kyuji Fujikawa on May 25. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/26/2015, Nikkan Sports 5/26/2015, Sponichi 5/26/2015 ... Fujikawa returned to Japan on May 25. "I have not spoken to any teams yet. I did not come back today because I have plans to speak to a club to play in Japan. My agent is handling that. But, if someone wants to sit down and talk, not just for negotiations, then I'd like to meet them directly," said Fujikawa to reporters. Source: Sanspo 5/26/2015

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Yakult Swallows

  • The Swallows held a press conference for Mitch Dening on May 26. He was assigned the uniform number 71. His contract will run through to the end of the current season and is worth an estimated 3.6 million yen plus incentives. Source: official announcement ... Dening skipped an adjustment period at Ni-gun because Lastings Milledge is out with a bruise on the front side of his head. Source: Sanspo 5/26/2015, Daily Sports 5/26/2015

Chiba Lotte Marines 4 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 7 (May 26, 2015)

by on May.26, 2015 @ 10:26 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Chiba Lotte Marines vs Hiroshima Carp @ Onomichi Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Wakui, Hideaki (LOT) 5-4, 2.59 - Maeda, Kenta (HIR) 3-4, 1.75

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

Attendance: 13558 | Time: 3h45m | Hiroshima leads series, 1-0-0

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[5/25/2015] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Chunichi Dragons, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yakult Swallows

by on May.26, 2015 @ 7:45 am, under NPB
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Yomiuri Giants

  • Ni-gun game against Seibu on May 24: Juan Francisco started at first and batted clean-up. He went 1-for-4 with an RBI and three strikeouts. He also committed three errors. Kazuma Okamoto got the start at third and batted fifth. He went 1-for-4 with two RBI. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/24/2015
  • Hayato Sakamoto's situational batting averages so far this season - none on: 13-for-80; runner on first: 3-for-14; and runner's in scoring position: 13-for-41. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/24/2015
  • Hayato Takagi joined Ritsuo Horimoto (eleven in 1960) as the only rookies in franchise history to win at least six games before the end of May. Source: Sponichi 5/25/2015
  • Toshiya Sugiuchi moved into fourteenth on the all-time list on May 23 with 2,121 career strikeouts. Source: Sponichi 5/24/2015

Hanshin Tigers

  • Ni-gun game against Rakuten on May 23: Randy Messenger started the game and gave up one earned run over five innings of work. He faced eighteen, allowed two hits, walked one, struck out six, and topped out at 151km/h. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/23/2015
  • Mario Santiago could make his Ichi-gun Koshien debut on May 28 against Rakuten. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/25/2015
  • Randy Messenger could get an Ichi-gun start on May 29 against Seibu. Source: Sanspo 5/24/2015
  • Hayata Ito recorded the organization's 300th pinch-hit home run on May 24. Source: Daily Sports 5/25/2015
  • Seung-Hwan Oh missed the Yokohama games on May 23 and 24 because he was not feeling well. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/25/2015, Sponichi 5/23/2015, Sponichi 5/24/2015
  • Atsushi Nomi started taking supplements this year to improve his weight-training program. He managed to gain about 2.5 kilograms since February. Source: Daily Sports 5/24/2015
  • On May 20, Shintaro Fujinami joined Yutaka Enatsu (1968 against Chunichi, 1970 against Hiroshima) as the only pitchers in franchise history to toss a 1-0 shutout while recording at least one strikeout in every inning of the game. Eight pitchers, including Fujinami, have accomplished the feat in NPB history, the last was Koji Uehara (Yomiuri) on June 30, 2005 against Yakult. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/21/2015, Sponichi 5/21/2015 ... In addition to Fuijnami, only two other pitchers have tossed a shutout against the Yomiuri Giants while recording at least one strikeout in every inning of the game: Hiromu Matsuoka, 1-0 on September 2, 1979 and Yutaka Ono, 4-0 on June 29, 1989. Source: Sanspo 5/21/2015
  • The Tigers got in touch with Kyuji Fujikawa's agent over the phone to check on the pitcher's availability and status. No offers were exchanged. Source: Sponichi 5/25/2015, Sports Hochi 5/25/2015

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Chunichi Dragons

  • The Dragons are planning to make some roster changes. Ryosuke Oguma, Yuta Muto, Daisuke Sobue, and Yusuke Matsui were taken off the active roster on May 25. Candidates for the active roster include Katsuki Matayoshi, Tomoya Yagi, Shunta Wakamatsu, and Kazuhiro Wada. Source: Daily Sports 5/25/2015
  • Yudai Ono's wife gave birth to the couple's first child, a girl weighing 3,370 grams, on May 20 at 6:54pm. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/21/2015

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Seven Yokohama players were first to ten home runs in the Central League five times: Noboru Aota in 1956, Takeshi Kuwata in 1961, Isao Ito in 1969, Tomio Tashiro in 1977, Glenn Braggs in 1994, Tony Blanco in 2013, and Yoshitomo Tsutsugo in 2015. Five of the seven were Japanese. Of the five Japanese players, Tsutsugo is the only left-handed hitter. Source: official announcement, Nikkan Sports 5/22/2015
  • Three Yokohama pitchers have been tossed for throwing dangerous pitches this season: Shun Yamaguchi on April 4, Yasutomo Kubo on May 19, and Yasuaki Yamasaki on May 24. Three pitchers have been tossed for throwing dangerous pitches in one season two other times in franchise history: 2002 and 2012. One more ejection for throwing a dangerous pitch will set a new single-season franchise record. Source: Sponichi 5/25/2015 ... Y. Yamasaki visited the Hanshin clubhouse after the game on May 24 to apologize for the dangerous pitch he threw at Hiroki Uemoto. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/24/2015

Yakult Swallows

  • The Swallows set a new franchise record with their sixth straight extra inning victory on May 21. The previous record of five was set in 1962, 1993, and 2003. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/22/2015