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YOM

[2/11/2017] Intra-squad Game: Yomiuri Giants

Intra-squad game on February 11

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

Reds

  • Samuel Adames started the game and tossed two shutout innings. He gave up two hits and struck out one. He did not allow a run in the first, despite having a runner on third with only one out.
  • Hayato Sakamoto (DH, 3rd). He went 0-for-3: Kl, F4, G6. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/11/2017
  • Casey McGehee (3B, 5th). He went 2-for-3: G4, 2B off third base (one RBI), 1B8. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/11/2017
  • Kazuma Okamoto (LF, 6th). He went 0-for-3. Soure: Sponichi 2/12/2017

Whites

  • Manuel Soliman got the start and tossed two shutout innings. He did not allow a hit, walked three, and struck out two.
  • Shinnosuke Shigenobu (CF, 1st). He went 2-for-3: 1B8 (SB), 1B8, G4e (SB). Source: Nikkan Sports 2/11/2017, Daily Sports 2/11/2017
  • Garrett Jones (LF, 5th). He went 1-for-2: 1B7, Ks.
  • Seiji Kobayashi (C, 7th). He threw out Soichiro Tateoka trying to steal second in the first inning. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/11/2017

Source: Nikkan Sports 2/11/2017

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HAN

[2/11/2017] Intra-squad Game: Hanshin Tigers

Intra-squad game on February 11

Reds 5 – Whites 0

Reds

  • Takumi Akiyama got the start and did not allow a run or hit over two innings. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/11/2017
  • Yuta Iwasada relieved Akiyama and tossed two shutout innings and gave up one hit. He faced six hitters and threw twenty-two pitches. He topped out at 140km/h. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/11/2017
  • Kento Itohara (SS, 2nd). He went 2-for-4 with an RBI. He hit a one-out single to left off Minoru Iwata in the first inning and hit an RBI single to center off Iwata in the second inning. He stole second in the second inning. Source: Daily Sports 2/11/2017, Nikkan Sports 2/11/2017
  • Fumihito Haraguchi (1B, 4th). He got the start at first and then moved to catcher in the fourth inning. He threw out Fumiya Hojo trying to steal second in the sixth inning. At the plate, with a runner on first and two out in the first inning, he hit an RBI double to right-center. Source: Sanspo 2/12/2017
  • Taichi Okazaki (C, 8th). He went 2-for-3. He recorded a timely one-out hit to right off Minoru Iwata in the second inning. Source: Sanspo 2/12/2017

Whites

  • Minoru Iwata started the game and gave up five runs on eight hits over two innings. With a runner on first and two out in the first inning, he gave up a timely double to right-center to clean-up hitter Fumihito Haraguchi. He allowed four runs on six consecutive hits in the second inning. Source: Sports Hochi 2/11/2017
  • Shun Takayama (CF, 3rd). He went 1-for-3. He hit a one-out single to center off Yuta Iwasada in the fourth inning. Source: Sanspo 2/12/2017
  • Yusuke Oyama (3B, 5th). He went 0-for-2. He struck out looking twice: once against Takumi Akiyama and once against Hiroaki Saiuchi. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/11/2017

Source: Daily Sports 2/11/2017

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RAK

[2/11/2017] Intra-squad Game: Rakuten Eagles

Intra-squad game on February 11

Reds

Tetsuro Nishida 2b, Masayoshi Fukuda lf, Shintaro Masuda1b, Toshiaki Imae dh, Hiroaki Shimauchi cf, Taishi Nakagawa 3b, Tadashi Ishimine c, Kazuki Tanaka rf, Itsuki Murabayashi ss, Yuki Matsui sp

  • Matsui did not allow a run in an inning of work. He faced five hitters, threw twenty-one pitches, walked one, struck out two, and gave up one hit, a lead-off double-center by Mogi. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/11/2017, Sponichi 2/12/2017

Whites

Eigoro Mogi ss, Takero Okajima rf, Ginji 1b, Yasuhito Uchida 3b, Ryo Hijirisawa lf, Takumi Miyoshi 2b, Yuichi Adachi c, Kengo Horiuchi dh, Hirohito Shimai cf, Takahiro Norimoto sp

  • Norimoto did not allow a run in an inning of work. He threw thirteen pitches and gave up one hit, a one out double to left-center by Fukuda. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/11/2017
  • Mogi went 2-for-3. He hit a double to center off Matsui in the first inning and a triple to right-center in the third inning off Yuri Furukawa and came around to score on a throwing error (all one play). Source: Nikkan Sports 2/11/2017, Sports Hochi 2/11/2017, Sponichi 2/11/2017

Source: Sports Hochi 2/11/2017

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LOT

[2/11/2017] Practice Game: Lamigo vs Lotte

Lamigo vs Lotte on February 11

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R
Lamigo 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 5 10
Lotte 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 4

Starting Line-up
Shogo Nakamura 2b, Shota Omine 3b, Takuya Takahama 1b, Seiya Inoue dh, Ryuzo Hijii, Shohei Kato rf, Taiga Hirasawa ss, Yuta Yoshida c, Kohei Shibata cf, Yuta Omine sp

  • Y. Omine started the game and gave up two runs (one earned) on two hits, including a two-run home run in the third inning, over three innings of work. He struck out one. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/11/2017, Sponichi 2/11/2017
  • Kota Futaki relieved Omine and tosed two shutout innings. He gave up two hits and struck out four. He allowed consecutive hits with two out in the fourth, but did not allow a run. He retired the side in order in the fifth inning. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/11/2017, Sponichi 2/11/2017
  • S. Omine went 2-for-4 with an RBI. He walked in the first on eight pitches, hit an RBI single to right in the fifth inning, and hit a single to left in the seventh inning. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/11/2017
  • Hirasawa went 2-for-4 with a home run to lead off the fifth inning and a triple to right-center in the eighth. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/11/2017
  • Ryo Miki went 1-for-2 with a home run (7th inning) and an RBI.

Source: Lotte 2/11/2017, Sports Hochi 2/11/2017

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HAM

[2/10/2017] Intra-squad Game: Nippon Ham Fighters

Intra-squad game on February 10 (Arizona time)

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

Reds

  • Toru Murata started the game and did not allow a run over two innings. He let a runner get to third with one out in the first inning (he walked lead-off hitter Haruki Nishikawa, then one out later balked with the runner on second), but retired two in a row to get out of the inning unscathed (Toshitake Yokoo F9, Brandon Laird Kl). He retired the side in order in the second inning. Source: Chunichi Sports 2/11/2017, Daily Sports 2/11/2017
  • Shota Ono recorded an RBI single to right in the sixth inning. Source: Daily Sports 2/11/2017

Whites

  • Kohei Arihara got the start and tossed two shutout innings. He gave up one hit, threw twenty-three pitches, and toped out at 151km/h. He put runners on first and second with two out in the first inning, but got Yuya Taniguchi to ground out to first. He retired the side in order in the second inning (F4, G4, F6). Source: Sports Hochi 2/11/2017

Source: Nippon Ham 2/10/2017

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HAM

[2/9/2017] Intra-squad Game: Nippon Ham Fighters

Intra-squad game on February 9 (Arizona time)

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

Reds

Whites

Source: Nippon Ham 2/9/2017

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HAM

[2/8/2017] Practice Game: Nippon Ham Fighters vs KT Wiz

Practice game against KT Wiz on January 8 (Arizona time)

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R
KT Wiz 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Nippon Ham 0 2 0 0 4 0 2 1 0 9

Notes

Source: Nippon Ham 2/8/2017

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HAN

[2/8/2017] Intra-squad Game: Hanshin Tigers

Intra-squad game on February 8

Whites 3 – Reds 2

official notes

Reds

Whites

  • Koyo Aoyagi recorded two shutout innings. He allowed a hit and struck out one. Source: Sanspo 2/8/2017, Sanspo 2/9/2017
  • Hiroki Uemoto (2B, 1st). He hit a single to left in the first inning. Source: Sanspo 2/8/2017, Sanspo 2/9/2017
  • Kai Ueda (SS, 2nd). He hit a single to left center in the sixth inning. He struck out swinging against Shintaro Fujinami in the third inning. Source: Sanpso 2/9/2017
  • Shun Takayama (LF, 3rd). He flied out to left-center off Yuya Yokoyama, hit a double to left-center off Shintaro Fujinami in the fourth inning, and hit a single to right off Suguru Iwazaki in the sixth inning. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/9/2017
  • Fumihito Haraguchi (C, 4th). He went 0-for-3: G5, G3, F8. Source: Sanspo 2/9/2017
  • Yusuke Oyama (3B, 5th).He went 0-for-3: G5 against Yuya Yokoyama, F4 against Shintaro Fujinami, E5 against Suguru Iwazaki. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/8/2017, Sanspo 2/9/2017
  • Takashi Toritani (DH, 9th). His spot in the order was left blank. He was announced as the hitter before his at bat in the third inning and recorded a single to right off Shintaro Fujinami. Source: Nikkan Sports 2/8/2017, Daily Sports 2/8/2017, Sports Hochi 2/9/2017, Sponichi 2/9/2017
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ORI

[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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ORI

[2/4/2017] Intra-squad Game: Orix Buffaloes

Intra-squad game on February 4

  • Reds 4 – Whites 3
  • this game was originally scheduled for February 5, but was pushed up a day because there was rain in the forecast.
  • game ended after the top of the sixth inning.
  • both teams combined for seventeen hits.
  • eleven pitchers each tossed an inning.
  • Daiki Aoyama started the game for the Whites and gave up a hit and no runs over one inning of work.
  • Koki Saito got the start for the Reds and tossed a shutout inning.
  • Masataka Yoshida (Reds) hit two doubles: to right in the second inning off Ryosuke Yagi and to left in the fifth inning off Ryo Toda.
  • seventh round draft pick Daisuke Iida (Whites) entered the game on defense in the fourth inning. He recorded two timely hits: RBI triple to right-center in the fourth, RBI single to right in the fifth.
  • Torai Fushimi recorded two hits.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Source: Orix 2/4/2017Daily Sports 2/4/2017, Nikkan Sports 2/4/2017, Nikkan Sports 2/5/2017Sponichi 2/4/2017, Sponichi 2/5/2017, Sponichi 2/5/2017Mainichi 2/4/2017, Sanspo 2/5/2017, Sanspo 2/5/2017, Sports Hochi 2/5/2017

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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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