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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 3 – Chiba Lotte Marines 1 (July 31, 2014)

by on Jul.31, 2014 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Nippon Ham Fighters vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ QVC Marine Field - 18:15
Starters: Saito, Yuki (HAM) 0-1, 5.11 - Karakawa, Yuki (LOT) 1-6, 6.59

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

Attendance: 20614 | Time: 3h30m | Series tied, 7-7-0

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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 6 – Chiba Lotte Marines 2 (July 30, 2014)

by on Jul.30, 2014 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Nippon Ham Fighters vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ QVC Marine Field - 18:15
Starters: Uwasawa, Naoyuki (HAM) 6-5, 3.30 - Furuya, Takuya (LOT) 7-2, 3.79

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

Attendance: 25027 | Time: 3h43m | Lotte leads series, 7-6-0

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[7/29/2014] Rakuten Eagles, Seibu Lions, Chiba Lotte Marines, Nippon Ham Fighters

by on Jul.30, 2014 @ 12:45 am, under NPB
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Rakuten Eagles

  • Taishi Nakagawa's wife gave birth to the couple's first child, a girl weighing 2,630 grams, in Chiba on Tuesday. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/29/2014

Seibu Lions

  • The Lions announced on Tuesday that senryokugai'ed Cody Ransom returned to the United States. Source: Sponichi 7/29/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Yoshifumi Okada has stood at the plate 1,769 times during his career so far and has yet to hit a home run.  One more plate appearance puts him in a first place NPB tie with Shichiro Yokozawa. Source: Sponichi 7/29/2014
  • The Marines usually sell about 3,000 advance tickets to weekday night games.  They sold over 10,000 advance tickets for Tuesday night's game against Nippon Ham.  It was half-off beer night on Tuesday, but it was also Alfredo Despaigne's debut game.  The Marines added a Despaigne cocktail to the alcoholic beverage menu at Bar M to celebrate his arrival. Source: Sponichi 7/29/2014
  • When the Marines were in Cuba checking on talent, they got to see five players at a tryout: four outfielders and one infielder. Source: ZakZak 7/29/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Hideki Kuriyama believes Yuki Saito and Mitsuo Yoshikawa will be important important pieces during the second-half.  Saito is slated to start Thursday's game against Lotte at QVC Marine.  Yoshikawa is scheduled to start a game on August 1 against Softbank at Sapporo Dome. Source: Sanspo 7/29/2014, Sponichi 7/29/2014
  • Shohei Otani could get Sunday starts during the month of August since the Fighters do not have any games scheduled on Monday.  Otani would get the start on Sunday, the day-off on Monday, play in three full games as a position player (Tuesday-Thursday), then spend the next two days (Friday and Saturday) preparing for his start. Source: Daily Sports 7/29/2014

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 6 – Chiba Lotte Marines 4 (July 29, 2014)

by on Jul.29, 2014 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Nippon Ham Fighters vs Chiba Lotte Marines @ QVC Marine Field - 18:15
Starters: Nakamura, Masaru (HAM) 4-0, 3.23 - Ishikawa, Ayumu (LOT) 6-5, 3.06

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Nippon Ham 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 6 12 0
Lotte 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 11 0

Attendance: 23932 | Time: 4h29m | Lotte leads series, 7-5-0

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[7/27/2014] Rakuten Eagles, Seibu Lions, Chiba Lotte Marines, Nippon Ham Fighters

by on Jul.28, 2014 @ 4:02 am, under NPB
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Rakuten Eagles

  • Seventy-seven red roses from Masahiro Tanaka were waiting in the manager's office when Senichi Hoshino returned to the team on the 25th. Source: Sponichi 7/27/2014

Seibu Lions

  • Yuji Kaneko was removed from Saturday's game against the Chiba Lotte Marines after his at bat in the 8th because he was suffering from a mild case of heat sickness. Source: Sanspo 7/27/2014, Sponichi 7/27/2014
  • Tomoya Mori was added to the active roster on Sunday.  This will give the Lions another bat off the bench and a third catcher. Source: Sponichi 7/27/2014, Daily Sports 7/27/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Yuki Saito tossed a bullpen session on Sunday.  He is still slated to make his next Ichi-gun start on the 31st against Lotte at QVC Marine. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/27/2014

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 7 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 3 (July 27, 2014)

by on Jul.27, 2014 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Nippon Ham Fighters vs Rakuten Eagles @ kobo Stadium - 17:00
Starters: Mendoza, Luis (HAM) 4-9, 3.56 - Norimoto, Takahiro (RAK) 9-5, 3.13

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon Ham 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 7 16 1
Rakuten 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 8 1

Attendance: 21038 | Time: 4h5m | Nippon Ham leads series, 8-7-0

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[7/26/2014] Seibu Lions, Chiba Lotte Marines, Orix Buffaloes, Nippon Ham Fighters

by on Jul.27, 2014 @ 1:56 am, under NPB
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Seibu Lions

  • Hichori Morimoto's wife gave birth to the couple's first child, a girl weighing 3,276 grams, at 9:34am on the 26th. Source: Sanspo 7/26/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Tsutomu Ito was tossed from Saturday's game against Seibu for using abusive language while arguing a call in the 6th -- he thought Shogo Akiyama struck out swinging on a ball in the dirt but the home plate umpire thought it was fouled off. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/26/2014 ... Ito on what happened: "I asked him to check with a base umpire.  I did not use abusive language.  I'm not sure why I was ejected." Source: Sponichi 7/26/2014 ... Ito also said that some of the sand he kicked might have hit the umpire.  He may have gotten tossed for saying, "I think something's wrong with you today."  Catcher Ryohei Kawamoto was warned after asking the umpire why the manager was ejected. Source: Sanspo 7/26/2014
  • The coaches gave Alfredo Despaigne a couple of options on how he wanted to proceed.  He decided to remain with the Ichi-gun team while he prepares for a possible debut on the 29th.  He will most likely not see any playing time at Ni-gun. Source: Sports Hochi 7/26/2014

Orix Buffaloes

  • Yuki Nishi's personal eight-game winning streak against the Softbank Hawks ended on Friday.  It was his first loss to the Hawks since August 4, 2011. Source: Sports Hochi 7/26/2014
  • Friday's game was the organization's 3,500th since they were transferred to Orix from Hankyu after the 1988 season. Source: Daily Sports 7/26/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Sho Nakata recorded the first grand slam of his career on Friday.  He became the franchise's eighty-first player to hit one of 160 grand slams.  Isao Harimoto leads all players in franchise history with seven career grand slams. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/26/2014

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 2 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 3 (July 26, 2014)

by on Jul.26, 2014 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Nippon Ham Fighters vs Rakuten Eagles @ kobo Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Otani, Shohei (HAM) 9-1, 2.23 - Karashima, Wataru (RAK) 6-9, 3.45

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

Attendance: 22193 | Time: 3h33m | Series tied, 7-7-0

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[7/25/2014] Rakuten Eagles, Chiba Lotte Marines, Softbank Hawks, Orix Buffaloes, Nippon Ham Fighters

by on Jul.26, 2014 @ 3:11 am, under NPB
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Rakuten Eagles

  • About 100 employees (team staff, cheerleading team, other personnel) greeted Senichi Hoshino when he arrived at kobo Stadium on Friday. Source: Sponichi 7/25/2014
  • Outfield/base-running coach Koichi Isobe will remain at Ichi-gun for the time being. Source: Daily Sports 7/25/2014

Chiba Lotte Marines

  • Alfredo Despaigne took batting practice at Seibu Dome on Friday.  He swung the bat twenty-two times and hit seven over the fence.  He is hoping to make his Ichi-gun debut on the 29th. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/25/2014 ... Despaigne swung the bat at seventy-five percent.  He used a Hitoto Komazaki model bat. Sanspo 7/25/2014 ... Despaigne currently weighs 104 kilograms -- his ideal weight is between 100 and 104 kilograms.  His chest measure 113 centimeters, his arms 42 centimeters, and his thigh 68 centimeters.  His fat content is eighteen percent.  He told reporters he has no problems with flying and likes seafood.  He went out to dinner with Yomiuri's Frederich Cepeda and Yokohama's Yulieski Gourriel on Thursday.  He believes he can hit the Mizuho Bank billboard out in left. Source: Sponichi 7/25/2014, Nikkan Sports 7/25/2014, Daily Sports 7/25/2014

Softbank Hawks

  • Newly added Keizo Kawashima and Ryo Hidaka played in Friday's a Ni-gun game against Orix at YafuOku Dome.  Kawashima got the start at third and batted second against Orix.  He went 3-for-4: RBI triple in the 3rd; single to right in the 4th; two-run single to right in the 7th.  Hidaka entered the game in the 7th and tossed two shutout innings and allowed two hits. Source: Sponichi 7/25/2014

Orix Buffaloes

  • Brandon Dickson will take Chihiro Kaneko's next start on the 27th against Softbank.  He will be making the start on five days of rest. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/25/2014

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Shohei Otani is 9-1 in fifteen starts over 97.0 innings of work.  He can become the first pitcher out of high school in franchise history to win ten or more games and pitch in 100 or more innings in his second year since Yu Darvish in 2006.  A win on Saturday would make him the first Nippon Ham pitcher to go on an eight-game winning streak since Darvish in 2011.  He would also become the first Nippon Ham pitcher to go on an eight-game winning streak in his second year since Darvish in 2006. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/25/2014