Tag Archive: Hanshin Tigers

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[4/28/2016] Minoru Iwata sent down to Ni-gun for an adjustment

Minoru Iwata was taken off the active roster today and sent down to Ni-gun for an adjustment.

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2016 Games

Date Opp Desc IP BF H HR BB HBP SO WP BK R ER ERA BB/9 K/9 WHIP
03/30 YAK L 5.2 29 11 2 4 0 3 0 0 7 7 11.12 6.35 4.76 2.65
04/06 YOM L 5.0 24 7 0 2 0 4 1 0 3 3 8.44 5.06 5.91 2.25
04/17 CHU   5.0 23 7 0 0 1 4 1 0 2 2 6.89 3.45 6.32 1.98
04/27 YOM L 3.1 20 7 1 2 0 2 0 0 6 3 7.11 3.79 6.16 2.11
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HAN

[4/28/2016] Shinya Azuhata fractures middle finger

Shinya Azuhata was hit by a bat when he attempted to throw out a base-running trying to steal second during a practice game on April 27. He was examined at a hospital in Nishinomiya, Hyogo today and diagnosed with fracture in his middle finger.

Source: Nikkan Sports 4/28/2016

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HAN

[4/27/2016] Tsuyoshi Nishioka begins rehab for hamstring

Tsuyoshi Nishioka began a rehab program for his left hamstring at the Naruohama facilities on April 26. He did some walking outdoors, followed by light indoor workouts. He also swung the bat a little.

Source: Sanspo 4/27/2016

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YOM HAN

Yomiuri Giants 3 – Hanshin Tigers 3 (April 28, 2016)

Yomiuri Giants vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium – 18:00
Starters: Sugano, Tomoyuki (YOM) 3-0, 0.68 – Messenger, Randy (HAN) 3-1, 4.01

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Yomiuri 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 14 3
Hanshin 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 10 1

Attendance: 41061 | Time: 4h1m

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[4/27/2016] Hanshin Tigers add Fumihito Haraguchi to the seventy-man roster

The Hanshin Tigers announced today that they added Ikusei player Fumihito Haraguchi to their seventy-man roster. His uniform number will change from 124 to 94.

Haraguchi was also added to the active roster on the same day. He borrowed Ni-gun battery coach Katsuhiko Yamada’s uniform (number 82) for the game.

Some facts:

  • He became the twelfth Ikusei player in franchise history to make the seventy-man roster
  • He became the third Ikusei player in NPB history to make the seventy-man roster, active roster, and play in an Ichi-gun game on the same day. The other two: Nobuyoshi Yamada on July 29, 2015 and Jobu Morita on June 10, 2009. Only he and Morita had no prior time on the seventy-man roster.

Source: Hanshin announcement, Daily Sports 4/27/2016, Sponichi 4/28/2016

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Yomiuri Giants 11 – Hanshin Tigers 1 (April 27, 2016)

Yomiuri Giants vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium – 18:00
Starters: Taguchi, Kazuto (YOM) 0-1, 3.27 – Iwata, Minoru (HAN) 0-2, 6.89

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 2 0 0 4 0 4 0 1 0 11 11 0
Hanshin 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 7 3

Attendance: 39437 | Time: 2h44m

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[4/26/2016] Possible starters for Yomiuri-Hanshin series

Possible starters for the Yomiuri-Hanshin series at Koshien Stadium (April 26-28):

  • Hayato Takagi (YOM) – Shintaro Fujinami (HAN)
  • Kazuto Taguchi (YOM) – Minoru Iwata (HAN)
  • Tomoyuki Sugano (YOM) – Randy Messenger (HAN)

Source: Sanspo 4/26/2016

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Yomiuri Giants 5 – Hanshin Tigers 3 (April 26, 2016)

Yomiuri Giants vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium – 18:00
Starters: Takagi, Hayato (YOM) 1-1, 3.65 – Fujinami, Shintaro (HAN) 3-0, 2.89

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 5 9 1
Hanshin 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 8 0

Attendance: 46023 | Time: 2h57m

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[4/25/2016] Atsushi Nomi loves pitching at Mazda Stadium

Some stats on Atsushi Nomi:

  • He is 24-10 with a 2.40 ERA against Hiroshima over his. At Mazda Stadium, he is 13-5 with a 1.69 ERA.
  • He notched his twenty-second complete game on April 24 (against Hiroshima at Mazda Stadium). Win/Loss on complete games: 17-5. Seven of his complete game wins have come against Hiroshima. He has recorded six complete game victories at Koshien Stadium and five at Mazda Stadium.
  • His eighty-six wins is good for an eleventh place tie with Kei Igawa on Hanshin’s all-time list. Or tied for third most on Hanshin’s left-handed pitchers all-time list, behind Yutaka Enatsu’s 159, Kazuyuki Yamamoto’s 116, and tied with Igawa.
  • His 1,175 strikeouts is good for sole possession of fifth on the Tigers’ all-time list.

Source: Sanspo 4/25/2016, Nikkan Sports 4/25/2016

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[4/24/2016] Kyuji Fujikawa gives up three runs in Ni-gun start

Kyuji Fujikawa started a game against Softbank at Chikugo earlier today and gave up three runs on five hits over four innings of work. It was his first game since April 10.

Source: Daily Sports 4/24/2016

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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 143 88 51 4
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
G W L T
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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