Tokyo Yakult Swallows (東京ヤクルトスワローズ)
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Exhibition Game: Chiba Lotte Marines 6 – Yakult Swallows 0 (February 25, 2017)

Chiba Lotte Marines vs Yakult Swallows at Urasoe – 13:00 @ Urasoe

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 10 1
Yakult 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0

Attendance: 5825 | Time: 2h38m

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[2/25/2017] Tomotaka Sakaguchi takes pitch off right ring finger

Tomotaka Sakaguchi was hit by a pitch near the base of his right ring finger during an exhibition game against the Chiba Lotte Marines earlier today. The hit by pitch took place during his at bat in the sixth inning. He did not require a visit to the hospital and is considered day-to-day.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/25/2017

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[2/23/2017] Practice Game: Rakuten vs Yakult

Rakuten vs Yakult on February 23

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0
Yakult 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 8 1

Rakuten

Yakult

Source: Rakuten 2/23/2017, Yakult 2/23/2017, Nikkan Sports 2/23/2017

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[2/20/2017] Yoshihisa Naruse diagnosed with adductor strain

Yoshihisa Naruse felt discomfort in his left leg after pitching in a practice game against Yokohama on February 19. He was taken to a hospital in Urasoe for an MRI and diagnosed with a strain in his left adductor muscle. He will report to Ni-gun camp on February 21.

Source: Sports Hochi 2/20/2017, Nikkan Sports 2/20/2017, Sanspo 2/20/2017

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[2/20/2017] Ryo Akiyoshi tosses bullpen session

Ryo Akiyoshi canceled a bullpen session on February 17 because of tightness in his lower back. He threw sixty pitches in the bullpen today and told reporters he was now fine. He used a WBC baseball during the session.

Source: Sanspo 2/20/2017

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[2/19/2017] Practice Game: Yokohama vs Yakult

Yokohama vs Yakult on February 19

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

Yokohama

Yakult

Source: Yakult 2/19/2017

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[2/17/2017] Practice Game: Yokohama vs Yakult

Yokohama vs Yakult on February 17

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

Yakult

Yokohama

Source: Yakult 2/17/2017, Sponichi 2/18/2017

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[2/17/2017] Yakult Swallows to sign Shoitsu Omatsu

The Yakult Swallows announced on February 17 that Shoitsu Omatsu passed his tryout. They are planning to sign him to a contract. He will continue his training at Ni-gun camp in the meantime.

Source: Yakult 2/17/2017

[UPDATE 2/19 @ 10:01pm]

The Swallows announced today that they reached an agreement with Omatsu. He was assigned the uniform number 66. According to media reports, the two sides agreed to a contract worth an estimated eight million yen.

Source: Daily Sports 2/19/2017

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[2/16/2017] Kentaro Kyuko suffered a calf strain

The media learned on February 15 that Kentaro Kyuko has been working out under a modified schedule because of a strain in his right calf. He suffered the injury during fielding practice on the second day of Ni-gun camp on February 2.

Source: Sanspo 2/16/2017

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[2/15/2017] Yuhei slowed by lower body tightness

Yuhei has been taking things a little slow since he started feeling tightness in his lower body on February 13. He did light workouts on his day off today. He is planning to discuss his schedule with the team trainer tomorrow. He feels he should be able to rejoin general workouts.

Source: Sanspo 2/15/2017

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