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Softbank Hawks: Falkenborg, Pena, Doyle, Allen, Yang will likely return in 2013

by on Oct.20, 2012 @ 4:47 pm, under NPB
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A Softbank Hawks official told reporters on Friday that the team planned to offer Brian Falkenborg a contract for the 2013 season.  The team will probably want Hideki Okajima to return next season as well, but he has expressed an interest in returning to the US.

Other players that will likely return next season: Wily Mo Pena, Terry Doyle, Brad AllenYao-Hsun Yang, and Ikusei pitcher Edison Barrios.

The Hawks are not expected to offer Renyel Pinto, Angel Castro, Levi Romero, and Ikusei outfielder Josh Short contracts for the 2013 season.

Source: Nikkan Sports 10/20/2012

Softbank trades Kume, Tateoka to Yomiuri for Romero, Fukumoto

by on Jun.13, 2012 @ 7:41 pm, under NPB
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The Softbank Hawks and Yomiuri Giants announced the following trade today:

Hawks send right-handed pitcher Yuki Kume (26) and infielder Soichiro Tateoka (22) to Yomiuri for right-handed pitcher Levi Romero (28) and infielder Atsushi Fukumoto (28).

According to Daily Sports, Kumi will be assigned the number 39 and Tateoka the number 58.

YOM Giants announcement, SOF Hawks announcement

UPDATE 6/14 @ 2:45pm - Sponichi reports that Romero will be assigned the number 39 and Fukumoto the number 68.

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Yuki Kume Career Stats

Year Team G W L SV CG SHO BF IP H HR BB HB SO WP BK R ER ERA
2008 SOF 40 4 1 3 0 0 172 36.0 48 2 12 4 20 3 1 15 13 3.25
2009 SOF 18 1 0 0 0 0 78 19.0 14 2 9 0 13 0 0 7 5 2.37
2010 SOF 4 0 0 0 0 0 20 3.0 4 0 7 0 1 0 0 6 6 18.00
  Totals 62 5 1 3 0 0 270 58.0 66 4 28 4 34 3 1 28 24 3.72

Soichiro Tateoka Career Stats

Year Team G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI SB CS SH SF BB HP SO GDP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 SOF 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
  Totals 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

Levi Romero Career Stats

Year Team G W L SV CG SHO BF IP H HR BB HB SO WP BK R ER ERA
2010 YOM 6 1 0 0 0 0 30 7.2 7 1 0 0 9 0 0 3 0 0.00
2011 YOM 41 1 3 11 0 0 174 41 35 1 19 1 36 2 0 15 15 3.29
2012 YOM 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.00
  Totals 48 2 3 11 0 0 209 49 42 2 20 1 46 2 0 19 15 2.72

Atsushi Fukumoto Career Stats

No Ichi-gun Experience

Dicky Gonzalez and Levi Romero returning to the Yomiuri Giants in 2012

by on Dec.21, 2011 @ 5:37 pm, under NPB
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The Yomiuri Giants announced today that Dicky Gonzalez and Levi Romero will be returning to the Yomiuri Giants in 2012.

UPDATE 12/22 @ 10:52am - Sanspo notes that Gonzalez signed for 50M yen (down 60M yen) and Romero 10M yen (up 5.1M yen).

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2011 Season - Dicky Gonzalez

Level G W L SV HLD CG SHO PCT BF IP H HR BB IBB HB SO WP BK R ER ERA
Ichi-gun 13 3 3 0 0 0 0 .500 294 75.0 58 3 15 0 4 63 3 0 17 15 1.80
Ni-gun 6 2 3 0 - 1 0 .400 156 37.0 38 2 8 0 1 18 1 0 15 11 2.68

2011 Season - Levi Romero

Level G W L SV HLD CG SHO PCT BF IP H HR BB IBB HB SO WP BK R ER ERA
Ichi-gun 41 1 3 11 8 0 0 .250 174 41.0 35 1 19 2 1 36 2 0 15 15 3.29
Ni-gun 18 1 0 1 - 0 0 1.000 63 15.1 10 0 7 0 0 14 0 0 2 1 0.59

Yomiuri Giants Spring Camp News and Notes: February 19, 2011

by on Feb.19, 2011 @ 3:30 pm, under NPB
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This post will be updated throughout the day.

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Today's exhibition game against the Hiroshima Carp:

The Carp beat the Giants, 4-1.

Yesterday's intra-squad game (Ichi-gun):

The whites beat the reds, 6-4 (9 innings).

Jonathan Albaladejo entered the game in the 5th for the whites and topped out at 142km/h.  He also threw his curve and slider.

Levi Romero entered the game in the 7th for the whites and allowed a run on 1 hit over 2 innings of work.  He also threw 2 wild pitches and topped out at 148km/h.

Dicky Gonzalez gave up 3 runs on 4 hits over 2 innings of work and appeared to have a hard time keeping his fastball down in the zone.

A total 9 foreign pitchers took part in the game.

Hayato started at short and batted 2nd for the whites.  He went 3-for-3 - sac bunt, single to left, RBI single to right, walk, single to left.

Yoshinobu Takahashi started in left and batted 6th for the whites.  He went 2-for-5.

Hisayoshi Chono started in right and batted 7th for the whites.  He collected 3 hits.

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The Ichi-gun roster closed out the Miyazaki leg of spring camp today.

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Tatsunori Hara told reporters after yesterday's intra-squad game that Levi Romero's outing left a lasting impression.  So much so that it seems Romero got a promotion to Ichi-gun and will be one of the closing candidates.

Trio of Obispo, Romero, and Micheal secures a shutout

by on Aug.01, 2010 @ 10:03 am, under NPB
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Wirfin Obispo, Levi Romero, and Micheal Nakamura combined to shutout the Hiroshima Carp last night.  Sanspo is claiming that they became the first foreign trio in franchise history to toss a shutout.  I suppose that all depends on how you classify Nakamura -- he's half Japanese and half Australian.

Incidentally, that last foreign duo to combine for a shutout: Seth Greisinger and Marc Kroon back on 4/17/2008 (vs Chunichi).

In other news:

Greisinger threw 33 pitches in the bullpen yesterday in preparation for an upcoming start.  The Giants game against the Hanshin Tigers on 8/3 still seems most likely.