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[8/22/2015] Softbank Hawks, Nippon Ham Fighters, Seibu Lions, Rakuten Eagles

by on Aug.23, 2015 @ 3:41 am, under NPB
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Softbank Hawks

  • Tadashi Settsu was taken off the active roster on August 21 because he is not scheduled to make another start for at least ten days. Source: Daily Sports 8/21/2015

Nippon Ham Fighters

  • Yuki Saito will be taken off the active roster on August 23 because he is not scheduled to pitch for at least ten days. He could get another start in September. Source: Sports Hochi 8/22/2015

Seibu Lions

  • Kazuhisa Makita will most likely return to the starting rotation. His first start could come on August 27 against Nippon Ham at Sapporo Dome. Makita was shifted to the bullpen in July to help bolster the relief crew. Source: Sponichi 8/21/2015

Rakuten Eagles

  • Former team doctor Tatsuro Komatsuda was arrested on suspicion of trying to import designated drugs from China. The Sendai Public Prosecutors Office released him August 21 without indictment. No reasons were given. Source: Sanspo 8/21/2015

[8/13/2015] Rakuten’s Ryo Hijirisawa, Seibu’s Ginjiro Sumitani earn FA option

by on Aug.13, 2015 @ 7:38 pm, under NPB
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Rakuten's Ryo Hijirisawa (29) earned his domestic FA option today with seven years of service time on the active roster. Seibu's Ginjiro Sumitani (28) earned his international FA option with nine years of service time on the active roster.

Source: Daily Sports 8/13/2015Daily Sports 8/13/2015