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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 Hawks: Nobuhiko Matsunaka taken off active roster with wrist sprain

by on Jun.18, 2012 @ 5:56 pm, under NPB
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Nobuhiko Matsunaka was taken off the active roster today with a left hand joint sprain (there was no damage to bones).  Matsunaka was evaluated at a hospital on Sunday after he hurt his wrist while sliding into first on a ground out to short during a game against Yokohama on June 16.  Source: Nikkan Sports 6/18/2012Sponichi 6/18/2012

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Hideki Okajima has not allowed a run in any of the twenty-four games he has appeared in so far this year.

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Once Terry Doyle's work visa clears (likely later this month), the Hawks will have him pitch in a few games at Ni-gun.  Source: Sponichi 6/18/2012

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Hiroki Kokubo will likely be added to the active roster on June 26 if can play through an upcoming three-game series against the Ni-gun Hiroshima Carp (begins on June 22) without getting tired and needing rest.  Source: Sports Hochi Osaka 6/18/2012

Softbank Hawks: Settsu taken off active roster for rest; Kokubo could return 6/26

by on Jun.17, 2012 @ 11:07 pm, under NPB
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Tadashi Settsu was taken off the active roster today since he is not scheduled to pitch for at least ten days.  The Hawks also want to give Settsu a chance to rest before his next start.  Source: Sponichi 6/17/2012

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Nobuhiko Matsunaka did not take part in pre-game practice and was held out of today's game because he hurt his left wrist when sliding head first into first during Saturday's game against Yokohama.  Source: Sponichi 6/17/2012

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The Hawks held a press conference at Yahoo Dome for Terry Doyle today.  The Hawks have uploaded footage of the press conference at Ustream.  Source: Daily Sports 6/17/2012

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Hiroki Kokubo worked out at Yahoo Dome today.  He will begin taking live batting practice on Tuesday and will play in a Ni-gun game next weekend.  If everything is ok, he might be able to return to the active roster as early as June 26.

Kokubo may also undergo another evaluation on Monday.

Source: Nikkan Sports 6/17/2012

Softbank Hawks sign Terry Doyle to deal worth 35M yen

by on Jun.14, 2012 @ 1:02 pm, under NPB
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According to a number of reports (like Sports Hochi and Nikkan Sports), the Softbank Hawks are working on a deal with twenty-six-year-old RHP Terry Doyle.

Doyle was released by the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.

UPDATE 6/14 @ 4:25pm - According to Daily Sports, Doyle will be assigned the number 31, the same number Brad Penny wore.

UPDATE 6/14 @ 5:07pm - Sports Hochi is reporting that the deal is worth 35M yen plus performance bonuses and includes a club option for the 2013 season.

Official Softbank announcement

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Career Stats

Year Age Team Lev Aff W L ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP
2008 22 Bristol Rk CHW 1 2 1.88 10 0 6 0 0 0 24.0 27 11 5 0 3 0 27 0 0 7 101 1.250
2009 23 Great Falls Rk CHW 5 1 2.98 12 10 1 0 0 0 57.1 51 20 19 1 15 0 75 6 0 2 232 1.151
2010 24 Kannapolis A CHW 4 2 0.96 7 7 0 0 0 0 47.0 31 5 5 2 12 0 58 0 0 2 182 0.915
2010 24 Winston-Salem A+ CHW 8 8 3.71 20 20 0 0 0 0 121.1 115 60 50 13 34 0 99 8 1 8 511 1.228
2011 25 Winston-Salem A+ CHW 1 5 2.84 11 11 0 1 0 0 73.0 71 27 23 3 11 0 49 2 0 2 297 1.123
2011 25 Birmingham AA CHW 7 5 3.24 15 15 0 2 1 0 100.0 91 38 36 8 22 0 73 4 0 3 406 1.130
2012 26 Charlotte AAA CHW 6 3 2.83 12 11 0 1 0 0 76.1 53 25 24 5 18 0 71 4 0 4 293 0.930
MiLB Totals 32 26 2.92 87 74 7 4 1 0 499.0 439 186 162 32 115 0 452 24 1 28 2022 1.110