The Softbank Hawks announced that the following players and staff will be sent to Puerto Rico to participate in the Winter Leagues.
The group is scheduled to leave Japan on November 10 and return on December 25.
Source: Softbank 11/5/20180 Comments
Jumpei Takahashi was hit in the forehead, just above the left, by a batted ball during fielding practice on January 2. Takahashi was attempting to field a ball when it took a bad hop and struck him in the forehead. He was diagnosed with a bruise.0 Comments
Jumpei Takahashi made his first Ni-gun start earlier today and tossed four shutout inning against the Orix Buffaloes at Tama Home Stadium Chikugo. He gave up three hits, struck out three, and topped out at 151km/h.0 Comments
Jumpei Takahashi is set to get his first pro start on June 15 against Hanwha’s farm team. The San-gun Softbank Hawks are currently in Korea to play a number of exhibition games against KBO minor league teams.
Source: Sponichi 6/14/20160 Comments
Jumpei Takahashi pitched in a Ni-gun game against Chunichi at YafuOku Dome earlier today. He entered he game in the fourth inning and tossed three shutout innings. He did not allow a hit, walked one, struck out three, and topped out at 146km/h. He was credited with his first career Ni-gun victory.0 Comments
Jumpei Takahashi is scheduled to make his Ni-gun debut today against Hiroshima at Chikugo and pitch two innings in relief. He was originally slated to make his debut on May 29, but with rain in the forecast, the Softbank Hawks decided to push his schedule up a day.
Source: Daily Sports 5/28/2016
[UPDATE @ 6:26pm]
Takahashi entered today’s Ni-gun game against Hiroshima in the second inning. He pitched two innings and topped out at 148km/h.
Line: 2.0 IP, 42 NP, 3 H, 2 BB, 2 SO, 2 R0 Comments
Jumpei Takahashi is scheduled to make his Ni-gun debut on May 29 against Hiroshima at Tama Home Stadium Chikugo. He is expected to get the start and pitch two innings.
Source: Nikkan Sports 5/22/20160 Comments
Jumpei Takahashi (left shin) pitched in a batting practice scrimmage at Chikugo on May 18. He faced Kenji Akashi (rehabbing right shoulder) and threw fifty pitches, including some off-speed pitches. He allowed one could-be hit and walked two.
Source: Nikkan Sports 5/18/20160 Comments
Jumpei Takahashi tossed batting practice to Kenji Akashi at the Chikugo indoor facilities on May 11. He threw forty pitches and allowed six could be hits. It was the first time he faced a hitter since September 5, 2015. He hit 145km/h on the bullpen radar gun.
Takahashi is slated to pitch in a batting practice scrimmage on May 18. If things go well after that, he could pitch in a Ni-gun game some time after May 26.0 Comments
Jumpei Takahashi (left shin) tossed a bullpen session at the Chikugo facilities on May 4. He threw sixty fastballs to a squatting catcher. It was his first session to a squatting catcher since he turned pro.
Source: Daily Sports 5/4/2016
[UPDATE 5/5 @ 3:08pm]
Takahashi could make his debut during a San-gun two-game series against Tokushima (Shikoku Island League) at Chikugo that begins on May 21.
Source: Nikkan Sports 5/5/20160 Comments