Tag Archive: Orix Buffaloes

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[3/10/2019] Brandon Dickson leaves exhibition game start with shoulder discomfort

Brandon Dickson started an exhibition game against the Yomiuri Giants at Kyocera Dome on March 9. He was limited to two innings of work because of discomfort in his right shoulder. He was taken to a hospital in Osaka for tests and diagnosed with an injury to his right subscapularis. His throwing arm will be shut down.

Source: Daily Sports 3/9/2019, Daily Sports 3/10/2019, Sponichi 3/10/2019, Sanspo 3/9/2019, Nikkan Sports 3/9/2019, Sports Hochi 3/9/2019

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[3/8/2019] Ryo Ota out with fracture in forearm

Ryo Ota took a Kodai Senga pitch off his right arm during a Kyoiku League game against the Softbank Hawks earlier today. He was pulled from the game and taken to a hospital in Osaka for tests and diagnosed with a fracture in the shaft of his right ulna. He will most likely require about three months for a full recovery.

Source: Daily Sports 3/8/2019, Sanspo 3/8/2019, Sanspo 3/8/2019, Nikkan Sports 3/8/2019, Nikkan Sports 3/8/2019, Tokyo Sports 3/8/2019

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[3/8/2019] Daichi Takeyasu has some discomfort in his right shoulder

Daichi Takeyasu might not make the opening day Ichi-gun roster due to discomfort in his right shoulder. His condition does not appear to be serious, but the Orix Buffaloes do not want to rush Takeyasu and will most likely have him make his way back up to Ichi-gun after working out at Ni-gun.

Source: Nikkan Sports 3/8/2019

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[2/21/2019] Yoshihisa Naruse reassigned to Ni-gun with hamstring strain

Yoshihisa Naruse developed discomfort in his right thigh after pitching in an intra-squad game on February 17. He was examined at a hospital in Miyazaki on February 20 and diagnosed with a strain in his right hamstring. Naruse was reassigned to Ni-gun for rehab.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/20/2019, Daily Sports 2/20/2019, Sanspo 2/20/2019, Sports Hochi 2/21/2019

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[2/5/2019] Orix Buffaloes to add Yoshihisa Naruse to roster

The Orix Buffaloes announced that they are going to add the thirty-three-year-old Yoshihisa Naruse to their roster. He was assigned the uniform number 46. According to media reports, the two sides agreed to a salary worth an estimated fifteen million yen plus incentives.

Naruse pitched in a practice scrimmage on February 4. He faced six batters, threw twenty-five pitches, gave up two could-be hits, and struck out one (K, 1B8, G6, F6, 1B8, F9). He topped out at 135km/h.

Source: Orix 2/4/2019, Sponichi 2/5/2019, Sports Hochi 2/5/2019, Daily Sports 2/5/2019, Daily Sports 2/4/2019, Sanspo 2/4/2019, Nikkan Sports 2/4/2019

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[2/3/2019] Yuta Kuroki diagnosed with elbow inflammation

Yuta Kuroki was taken to a hospital in Miyazaki after complaining of discomfort in his right elbow. An MRI revealed some ligament inflammation on the medial side of the elbow. His arm will be shut down as he begins a rehab program.

Source: Sanspo 2/3/2019, Daily Sports 2/3/2019, Nikkan Sports 2/3/2019

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[2/3/2019] Shuto Takajo out with calf strain

Shuto Takajo developed tightness in his left calf during the first day of spring camp on February 1. He was examined at a hospital in Miyazaki on February 2 and diagnosed with a grade 1 strain in his left gastrocnemius muscle.

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/2/2019, Daily Sports 2/2/2019

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[1/15/2019] Orix Buffaloes reach agreement with Tyler Eppler

The Orix Buffaloes announced that they reached an agreement with twenty-six-year-old Tyler Eppler. He was assigned the uniform number 42. According to media reports, the two sides agreed to a one-year deal worth an estimated 600,000 US dollars.

Source: Orix 1/15/2019, Sanspo 1/15/2019, Nikkan Sports 1/15/2019, Chunichi Sports 1/15/2019, Daily Sports 1/15/2019, Sponichi 1/15/2019

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[12/28/2018] Ryoichi Adachi agrees to a three-year contract

Thirty-year-old Ryoichi Adachi agreed to a three-year contract during salary negotiations with the Orix Buffaloes. Adachi is slated to earn his domestic free agent option some time next season. His salary next year will be an estimated ninety million yen plus incentives (up twenty-six million yen from this season).

Source: Sports Hochi 12/27/2018, Sponichi 12/27/2018, Nikkan Sports 12/27/2018, Daily Sports 12/27/2018

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Kohei Suzuki (Orix): Did You Know

Relationships & Family

2018

December 26 – The media learned that Suzuki (27) filed marriage papers with a twenty-nine-year-old woman earlier this year in January.

Source: Sponichi 12/26/2018

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NPB Standings [Full]
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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
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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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