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[2/13/2017] Practice Game: Hanwha vs Yakult

Hanwha vs Yakult on February 13

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R
Hanwha 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3
Yakult 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 1 6

Source: Yakult 2/13/2017

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HAN YOK

[2/13/2017] Practice Game: Yokohama vs Hanshin

Yokohama vs Hanshin on February 13

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R
Yokohama 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 4
Hanshin 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

Yokohama

  • Shota Imanaga started the game and gave up a run on three hits over three innings. He retired the side in order in the first inning; gave up a run on two consecutive extra base hits with two out in the second inning (a double to left-center by Masahiro Nakatani and a triple to right by Yutaro Itayama); and he recorded two fly ball outs to end the third after giving up a double to left-center to Fumiya Hojo. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/13/2017, Daily Sports 2/13/2017
  • Kentaro Taira relieved Imanaga and pitched three shutout innings. He recorded a double play to end the fourth, picked off Fumiya Hojo to end the fifth, and recorded a pick-off and two fly outs in the sixth. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/13/2017
  • Keisho Amiya (1b, 3rd). He went 1-for-3: home run to center off Yuya Yokoyama in the first inning; fly out to center in the fourth inning; walk in the sixth; strikeout in the seventh. Source: Daily Sports 2/13/2017
  • Audy Ciriaco (3b, 4th). He went 0-for-4: fly out to left in the first inning, ground out to third in the fourth inning, ground out to third in the sixth inning, and strikeout swinging in the eighth inning.
  • Seiya Hosokawa entered the game on defense in the sixth inning. He hit a solo home run off Hiroya Shimamoto in the seventh inning. Source: Daily Sports 2/13/2017, Nikkan Sports 2/14/2017

Hanshin

  • Yuya Yokoyama started the game and gave up a run on two hits over two innings. Source: Sanspo 2/13/2017
  • Shintaro Fujinami entered the game in the third inning and tossed two shutout innings. He retired the side in order in the third inning and struck out Hiroyuki Shirasaki looking for the final out of the fourth inning. He threw twenty-four pitches, struck out two, recorded three ground ball outs, and topped out at 153km/h. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/13/2017, Daily Sports 2/13/2017, Nikkan Sports 2/14/2017
  • Koyo Aoyagi relieved Fujinami and gave up two runs on three hits over two innings of work. He loaded the bases on a hit, a walk, and an HBP in the sixth inning before giving up two runs on a two-out single to left by Yukikazu Karino. He walked another batter to reload the bases and ended the inning by inducing a ground out to third. Source: Daily Sports 2/13/2017
  • Fumiya Hojo (ss, 1st). He went 3-for4: fly out to third in the first inning, double to left-center off Shota Imanaga in the third inning; single to center then picked off to end the fifth inning; double to left in the eighth inning. Source: Daily Sports 2/13/2017, Nikkan Sports 2/13/2017
  • Eric Campbell (dh, 5th). He went 1-for-2: strikeout looking against Shota Imanaga in the second inning; fly out to center in the fourth inning. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/13/2017
  • Yutaro Itayama (rf, 7th). He went 1-for-3: a two-out RBI triple to right off Shota Imanaga in the second inning, a double-play ground out to the pitcher to end the fourth inning, and a strikeout looking to end the seventh inning.
  • Yusuke Oyama (3b, 8th). He went 0-for-3. Source: Tokyo Sports 2/13/2017

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/13/2017

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ORI

[2/13/2017] Intra-squad Game: Orix Buffaloes

Intra-squad game on February 13

Reds 9 – Whites 7

Source: Orix 2/13/2017, Sports Hochi 2/14/2017

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HIR

[2/13/2017] Intra-squad Game: Hiroshima Carp

Intra-squad game on February 13

Reds 8 – Whites 0

Reds

Starting line-up
Kosuke Tanaka ss, Ryosuke Kikuchi 2b, Ryuhei Matsuyama 1b, Seiya Suzuki rf, Ko Shimozuru lf, Tomohiro Abe 3b, Tsubasa Aizawa dh, Shohei Habu cf, Ryota Funakoshi c

Whites

Starting line-up
Takayoshi Noma cf, Ryoma Nishikawa ss, Shota Dobayashi lf, Xavier Batista dh, Alejandro Mejia 1b, Takahiro Iwamoto rf, Hayato Shoji 2b, Yoshitaka Isomura c, Takashi Uemoto 3b

  • Kazuki Yabuta started the game and gave up three runs in two innings.
  • Yuta Nakamura relieved Yabuta.
  • Dobayashi went 1-for-1. He was hit by a pitch in his first at bat. He hit a double to left-center off Horie in his second at bat. Source: Daily Sports 2/13/2017, Nikkan Sports 2/13/2017

Source: Daily Sports 2/13/2017, Nikkan Sports 2/13/2017

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ORI

[2/12/2017] Intra-squad Game: Orix Buffaloes

Intra-squad game on February 12

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Reds 3 0 0 0 0 3       6
Whites 0 1 0 0 0 0       1

Whites

  • Takahiro Matsuba started the game.
  • Sachiya Yamasaki pitched two shutout innings and gave up one hit.

Reds

  • Phil Coke started the game and did not allow a run or hit over an inning of work.
  • Kazuyuki Kaneda pitched two shutout innings and allowed one hit. He topped out at 146km/h. Source: Daily Sports 2/13/2017
  • T-Okada hit a two-run home run. Source: Jiji 1/12/2017

Source: Orix 2/12/2017, Nikkan Sports 2/12/2017

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HAN

[2/12/2017] Ni-gun Practice Game: Seibu vs Hanshin

Ni-gun practice game Seibu vs Hanshin on February 12

Hanshin 7 – Seibu 4

Hanshin

  • Daiki Enokida started the game and tossed three shutout innings. He gave up one hit, walked none, and struck out three. Source: Sanspo 2/13/2017, Nikkan Sports 2/13/2017
  • Naomasa Yokawa (3rd, 4th). He went 3-for-5: single to left in the first, single to right in the second, two fly outs to center, single to left in the eighth. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/13/2017, Sanspo 2/13/2017
  • Ryota Arai (lf, 5th). He went 2-for-4 with three RBI. He hit a double to right-center in the first inning and a solo home run to right in the sixth inning. Source: Sanspo 2/13/2017
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YOM

[2/12/2017] Intra-squad Game: Yomiuri Giants

Intra-squad game on February 12

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R
Reds 0 0 1 1 2 0 0     4
Whites 2 0 0 0 1 0 0     3

Reds

  • Kazuto Taguchi started the game and gave up two runs on seven hits over two innings.

Whites

  • Mitsuo Yoshikawa started the game and recorded two shutout innings. He gave up one hit.
  • Toshiki Sakurai gave up two runs on five hits over two innings in relief. Source: Sponichi 2/14/2017
  • Hayato Sakamoto (DH, 3rd). He went 1-for-4: single to right in the first, ground out to third in the second, ground out to short in the fifth, strikeout swinging in the sixth.
  • Kazuma Okamoto (LF, 6th). He went 3-for-4: RBI double to right in the first, single to left in the third, single to left in the fifth, fly out to short in the seventh. Source: Sanspo 2/12/2017, Nikkan Sports 2/12/2017

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/12/2017

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YOK

[2/12/2017] Intra-squad Game: Yokohama Bay Stars

Intra-squad game on February 12

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R
Reds 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0   4
Whites 0 0 2 4 5 0 0     11
  • Takamasa Kasai pitched for the Whites and recorded two perfect innings. He entered the game in the seventh inning. He did not allow any hits, struck out three, and topped out at 146km/h. Source: Sanspo 2/12/2017, Daily Sports 2/12/2017
  • Kento Kumabara pitched three shutout innings.
  • Kazuki Mishima gave up four runs on six hits over three innings.
  • Yoshiki Sunada gave up two runs over two innings.
  • Satoshi Iizuka gave up nine runs on six hits over two innings.
  • Seiya Hosokawa (RF, 5th). He went 1-for-2 with two RBI. He hit a sac fly to center in the fourth inning and a two-out RBI triple to right in the sixth inning. Source: Sports Hochi 2/13/2017, Daily Sports 2/13/2017, Sponichi 2/13/2017
  • Hiroyasu Tanaka (2B, 2nd) recorded two hits and two RBI. He hit a single to left in the first inning and a one-out two-run triple to right in the fourth inning. Source: Sanspo 2/12/2017

Source: Sanspo 2/13/2017, Sports Hochi 2/14/2017

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LOT

[2/12/2017] Practice Game: Lotte vs Lamigo

Lotte vs Lamigo on February 12

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R
Lotte 4 0 0 6 0 0 1 2 0 13
Lamigo 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1

Starting line-up
Shogo Nakamura ss, Ryo Miki 2b, Takuya Takahama dh, Seiya Inoue 1b, Shota Omine 3b, Shohei Kato cf, Ryuzo Hijii rf, Naoya Emura c, Kazuma Mike lf, Ryota Sekiya sp

  • Sekiya started the game and recorded three shutout innings. He gave up two hits and struck out three. He got out of a runners on first and third with one out jam in the first inning and a runners on first and second with two out in the third inning. Source: Sanspo 2/12/2017, Nikkan Sports 2/12/2017, Daily Sports 2/12/2017, Daily Sports 2/13/2017
  • Keisuke Takano pitched a shutout inning in relief and struck out two.
  • The offense scored thirteen runs on twelve hits.
  • Nakamura went 2-for-5 with two RBI.
  • Takahama went 3-for-4 with two RBI.
  • Inoue went 2-for-3 with four RBI. He hit a three-run triple to right in the first inning. He also hit an RBI double to left-center in the fourth inning. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/12/2017
  • Omine went 1-for-3 with three RBI.

Source: Lotte 2/12/2017

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CHU

[2/12/2017] Practice Game: Hanwha vs Chunichi

Hanwha vs Chunichi on February 12

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R
Hanwha 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Chunichi 2 0 0 9 1 1 2 1 2 18

Starting line-up
Ryota Ishioka 1b, Issei Endo cf, Alex Guerrero 3b, Dayan Viciedo dh, Ryosuke Hirata lf, Naomichi Donoue ss, Takeru Furumoto rf, Shota Sugiyama c, Kyohei Kamezawa 2b

  • Shota Suzuki started the game and tossed two shutout innings. He struck out the side in the first inning. He did not allow any hits. Source: Sanspo 2/12/2017, Sponichi 2/12/2017
  • Ryosuke Nomura relieved Suzuki and recorded two hitless innings. He walked one and struck out two.
  • The offense combined for twenty-one hits, including five home runs
  • Ishioka hit a two-run home run in the seventh. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/12/2017
  • Endo recorded four hits, including a home run. Source: Sanspo 2/12/2017
  • Guerrero hit a two-run home run to right-center in the first inning and a two-run home run to left in the fourth inning. Soure: Sanspo 2/12/2017, Nikkan Sports 2/12/2017
  • Viciedo left the game after he took an HBP off his left hand during his second at bat in the fourth inning. Tests at a hospital did not reveal any problems. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/14/2017
  • Toshiki Abe accounted for the remaining home run.
  • Yota Kyoda went 2-for-4. He hit a double to left and stole third in the eighth inning (he did not see the ‘do not steal’ sign). Source: Sponichi 2/13/2017

Source: Chunichi Facebook

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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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