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[4/10/2015] Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Yakult Swallows

by on Apr.11, 2015 @ 5:05 am, under NPB
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Hanshin Tigers

  • Randy Messenger's start on April 10 was rained out. He will be pushed back to April 11. Source: Nikkan Sports 4/10/2015

Hiroshima Carp

  • Kris Johnson's start on April 10 was rained out. He will most likely be shifted to April 12, with Hiroki Kuroda keeping his start on April 11. Yuya Fukui, originally slated for the April 12 start, will probably be pushed back to April 17. He could also make an appearance out of the bullpen. Source: Nikkan Sports 4/11/2015
  • Kenta Maeda drew a picture on a white t-shirt and wore it during his hero interview on April 9 and said to fans, "I'm pretty good at drawing and I made this just now! I was in a rush so I'm not all that happy with it. I plan to give these away every time I have a hero interview at Mazda Stadium." Source: Nikkan Sports 4/10/2015

Yakult Swallows

  • The Swallows held the Yomiuri Giants to two runs on April 10. The pitching staff has now kept opponents to three runs or less in thirteen straight games since the start of the season. That ties the NPB record set by Nishitetsu in 1956. Source: Sponichi 4/10/2015

[4/9/2015] Yomiuri Giants, Hiroshima Carp, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yakult Swallows

by on Apr.10, 2015 @ 6:04 am, under NPB
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Yomiuri Giants

  • Head coach Masahiro Kawai visited a hospital in Hiroshima on April 9 because he was not feeling well and was diagnosed with influenza B. Source: Sponichi 4/9/2015

Hiroshima Carp

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Through April 8, the Bay Stars were 7-4 and tied for first in the Central League. The last time they were in first place after at least eleven games was May 3, 2007, when the team was 16-10. Source: Sanspo 4/9/2015 ... Yokohama moved into sole possession of first place on April 9 for the first time since May 3, 2007. Source: Nikkan Sports 4/9/2015

Yakult Swallows

  • The Swallows set a new Central League record on April 8 by keeping opponents to three or fewer runs in eleven straight games to start the season. The previous record of ten was set by Chunichi in 1961. The NPB record of thirteen was set by Nishitetsu in 1956. Source: Sanspo 4/9/2015, Sponichi 4/9/2015, Nikkan Sports 4/9/2015 ... The Swallows extended the streak to twelve games on April 9.

[4/7/2015] Yomiuri Giants, Hiroshima Carp, Chunichi Dragons, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yakult Swallows

by on Apr.08, 2015 @ 5:30 am, under NPB
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Yomiuri Giants

  • Kazuto Taguchi could make his Ichi-gun debut on April 12 against Yakult at Tokyo Dome. He is currently 2-0 in three Ni-gun starts with a 0.44 ERA. Source: Nikkan Sports 4/7/2015, Sponichi 4/7/2015

Hiroshima Carp

Chunichi Dragons

  • Kazuki Yoshimi continued his workouts at Nagoya Stadium when the team began its road trip on April 7. Source: Nikkan Sports 4/6/2015

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • The Bay Stars are planning to sell their remaining stock of Yulieski Gurriel merchandise at up to half-off regular prices. Source: Nikkan Sports 4/7/2015

Yakult Swallows

  • Nagisa Arakaki is slated to start a game on April 9 against Chunichi at Jingu. Source: Sponichi 4/6/2015
  • Wladimir Balentien (left Achilles) is still at about fifty to sixty percent when it comes to running the bases. He was slated to play in a Ni-gun rehab game on April 7, but his timetable was pushed back to April 10 at the earliest. Source: Sponichi 4/7/2015 -OR- Balentien complained of knee pain during base-running practices on April 4. His rehab game on April 7 was pushed back. He might not be able to return to the active roster until some after the 16th. Source: Sanspo 4/7/2015

Tokyo Yakult Swallows 1 – Yokohama Bay Stars 2 (April 5, 2015)

by on Apr.05, 2015 @ 7:30 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Yakult Swallows vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 13:00
Starters: Sugiura, Toshihiro (YAK) 0-1, 1.50 - Mishima, Kazuki (YOK) 0-1, 15.75

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yakult 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5 0
Yokohama 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 X 2 5 0

Attendance: 22240 | Time: 2h50m | Yakult leads series, 2-1-0

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