[2/8/2017] Intra-squad Game: Orix Buffaloes

Intra-squad game on February 8

Whites 3 – Reds 3

official notes

Reds

  • Kazuyuki Kaneda entered the game in the second inning for the Reds and tossed a shutout inning in relief. Masataka Yoshida Ks, Hikaru Ito Fo3, Takuya Shimada (G4). He topped out at 145km/h. He was warned about the possibility of a balk. Source: Daily Sports 2/8/2017, Tokyo Sports 2/9/2017, Sponichi 2/9/2017

Whites

  • Masataka Yoshida (LF, 4th). He hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning off Koki Saito in the fourth inning. He is 3-for-5 with two RBI in two practice games. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/8/2017, Daily Sports 2/8/2017
  • Kazuma Sakamoto was the starting designated hitter and batted tenth. He flied out to center against Koki Saito in his first at bat and reached and advanced to second on an error (then moved up to third on a dropped third strike) in his second at bat. Source: Sports Hochi 2/8/2017

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Hanshin 143 78 61 4
Yokohama 143 73 65 5
Yomiuri 143 72 68 3
Chunichi 143 59 79 5
Yakult 143 45 96 2
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Softbank 143 94 49 0
Seibu 143 79 61 3
Rakuten 143 77 63 3
Orix 143 63 79 1
Nippon Ham 143 60 83 0
Lotte 143 54 87 2
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