[9/14/2016] Softbank to make adjustments to rotation after rainout

Softbank’s game against the Rakuten Eagles at kobo Stadium last night was rained out. Shota Takeda was pushed back a day to today. Tsuyoshi Wada was scheduled for today’s start, but will now:

  • Sports Hochi: …get a start on September 21 against Nippon Ham at YafuOku Dome on twelve days of rest. Softbank does not want to push Wada too hard because they know his left elbow is not 100 percent. Source: Sports Hochi 9/14/2016 @ 06:36
  • Nikkan Sports: …get a start on September 17 against Orix at YafuOku Dome on eight days of rest. Takeda and Kodai Senga will get starts during the final Nippon Ham series on September 21 and 22. Source: Nikkan Sports 9/14/2016 @ 07:44, Sanspo @ 05:02Daily Sports 9/14/2016

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