[5/28/2016] Jumpei Takahashi to make Ni-gun debut today

Jumpei Takahashi is scheduled to make his Ni-gun debut today against Hiroshima at Chikugo and pitch two innings in relief. He was originally slated to make his debut on May 29, but with rain in the forecast, the Softbank Hawks decided to push his schedule up a day.

Source: Daily Sports 5/28/2016

[UPDATE @ 6:26pm]

Takahashi entered today’s Ni-gun game against Hiroshima in the second inning. He pitched two innings and topped out at 148km/h.

Line: 2.0 IP, 42 NP, 3 H, 2 BB, 2 SO, 2 R

Source: Tokyo Sports 5/28/2016, Nikkan Sports 5/28/2016, Sponichi 5/28/2016

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