Ken Togame is expected to join the starting rotation next week when the Seibu Lions begin playing six games a week (for at least the next two weeks). His first start is scheduled to come against the Orix Buffaloes on April 27.
Source: Sports Hochi 4/22/20170 Comments
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Hokkaido Universities Baseball League
Hokuriku Universities Baseball League
Kansai Big6 Baseball League
Chugokuchiku University Baseball League
Kyushu University Baseball League (North)
Fukuoka Big6 Baseball League
New Tokyo University Baseball League
Minami Tohoku University Baseball League
Tohto University Baseball League
Sapporo Gakusei League
Kanagawa University Baseball League
Tokyo Metropolitan Area University Baseball League
Kyushu Big6 Baseball League
North Tohoku Universities Baseball League
Shikoku Universities Baseball League
Sendai Big 6 Baseball League
Hiroshima Big-Six6 Universities Baseball League
Baseball Association in Aichi
Kankoshin Student Baseball Federation
|Game 1 Winner|
Keiji University Baseball League
Kansai6 Baseball League
Hanshin Baseball League
Kyushu University Baseball League (South)
Tokai University Baseball League
|Game 6 Winner|
|06/07||Wed||09:00||J3-1||13||Jingu Stadium||Game 2 Winner||近畿学生野球連盟
Kinki University Students Baseball League
|11:30||J3-2||14||Jingu Stadium||Game 3 Winner||Game 4 Winner|
|14:00||J3-3||15||Jingu Stadium||Game 5 Winner||千葉県大学野球連盟
Chiba University Baseball League
|09:00||T3-1||17||Tokyo Dome||Game 7 Winner||Game 8 Winner|
Tokyo Big6 Baseball League
|Game 9 Winner|
|14:00||T3-3||19||Tokyo Dome||Game 10 Winner||Game 11 Winner|
|06/08||Thu||09:00||J4-1||20||Jingu Stadium||Game 12 Winner||Game 13 Winner|
|11:30||J4-2||21||Jingu Stadium||Game 14 Winner||Game 15 Winner|
|14:00||J4-3||22||Jingu Stadium||Game 16 Winner||Game 17 Winner|
|16:30||J4-4||23||Jingu Stadium||Gme 18 Winner||Game 19 Winner|
|06/10||Sat||11:30||J5-1||24||Jingu Stadium||Game 20 Winner||Game 21 Winner|
|14:00||J5-2||25||Jingu Stadium||Game 22 Winner||Game 23 Winner|
|06/11||Sun||13:00||J6-1||26||Jingu Stadium||Game 24 Winner||Game 25 Winner|
Jimmy Paredes was taken off the active roster today and reassigned to Ni-gun.
Here’s why (through April 20):
The Kochi Fighting Dogs announced on April 20 that their contract with Manny Ramirez will expire at the end of July. Kochi decided to release the information because they received a lot of inquiries and because they want as many people to see him play in Japan as possible.
The Shikoku Island League plus season is split into two halves: April/May and August/September. There are no regular season games during June/July. Additionally, NPB teams have until the end of July to sign new players.
Kochi is currently in discussions with Ramirez about the schedule in June/July. They are also exploring the possibility of a contract extension beyond July.
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Hisayoshi Chono left the Yakult game on April 19 early (replaced on defense in the fifth inning) because of discomfort in his lower body (legs). However, he has also been struggling at the plate: he got the start in right in the season’s first twelve games, but was then bumped to the bench, where he made three appearances as a pinch-hitter. He returned to the starting line-up on April 19. His early removal on April 19 may have been a mix of issues.
Source: Sanspo 4/20/20170 Comments
Koichi Ogata was issued a stern waning and a 100,000 yen fine for his ejection (offensive arguing) from last night’s (April 19) game against the Yokohama Bay Stars at Mazda Stadium.0 Comments
The Ni-gun Nippon Ham Fighters played the Ni-gun Yakult Swallows at Toda earlier today and recorded a 4-1 victory. Of note:
April 18 at Wakasa Stadium Kyoto – 18:30
WP: Yuki Izumi (4 G, 2-0)
LP: Chiaki Shioya (4 G, 0-2)
Game Time: 2h27m
April 19 at Wakasa Stadium Kyoto – 18:30
WP: Mika Konishi (3 G, 2-1)
Sv: Chiaki Shioya (5 G, 0-2, 1 Sv)
LP: Meguna Furuya (4 G, 1-1)
Game Time: 1h52m
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Hiroki Tokoda left tonight’s game against the Yokohama Bay Stars after pitching just four innings because of discomfort in his left elbow. The discomfort increased over the course of the game. He will be examined at a hospital tomorrow.
Source: Sponichi 4/19/2017
[UPDATE 4/20 @ 10:03pm]
Tokoda was taken off the active roster earlier today after he was examined at a hospital in Hiroshima and diagnosed with a muscle contusion in his left medial elbow. He will need to rest the elbow for about three weeks. He will begin a rehab program at San-gun on April 21.
Source: Nikkan Sports 4/20/20170 Comments
Hayato Takagi left tonight’s game against the Yakult Swallows after suffering an injury during his at bat in the second inning.
Takagi attempted a sacrifice bunt with runners on first and second and one out in the second inning. The ball made contact near his right hand and rolled into play. He was unable to run to first. The catcher fielded the ball and completed a 2-5-3 double play to end the inning.
Takagi also took a batted ball near his chest in the first inning. He still managed to recover and throw Tetsuto Yamada out at first for the last out of the inning.
[UPDATE 4/20 @ 10:09pm]
Takagi was taken off the active roster today.
Source: Sponichi 4/20/20170 Comments