Yep, that's right. The NPB portion of this blog is moving to a new location. And it has a brand-spanking new name to boot.
So please, update your bookmarks and your RSS feed readers and point yourselves to the our new home.
NOTE: Even though I've converted all the data, the posts I have made at this blog about the NPB up until this one will remain here for the foreseeable future.
NOTE 2: This blog will revert back to being Japanese-American
Nippon Ham Fighters...Masataka Nashida is in the second year of a 2-year contract. It appears as though Nashida will get an extension and that an announcement could be made on Monday (8/31).
...Eiichi Koyano was struck in the area above his right eye in the top of the 8th on a throw from the center fielder. Koyano was taken out of the game and his status, moving forward, is not yet known.Orix Buffaloes
...Tomotaka Sakaguchi picked up his 40th of the month. The last Buffaloes'
Updated 08-30-2009 at 02:28 PM by Gwynar
Chunich Dragons @ Yakult Swallows called after 2 innings.
(Swallows lead series, 12-8-0)
The Dragons swept the series (2-0) and outscored the Swallows, 12-8.
Hiroshima Carp @ Yokohama Bay Stars called after 2 innings.
(Bay Stars lead series, 10-9-0)
The series ended in a tie and the Carp outscored the Bay Stars, 12-7.
...Tomoaki Kanemoto collected his 394th career double on Saturday against the Yomiuri Giants and now has 30 doubles on the year.
Kanemoto is now tied with Yoshinori Hirose and Yukio Tanaka for 11th place on the All-Time doubles list. He also moved into an 11th place tie with Katsuo Ohsugi on the All-Time total bases list with 4,030.
...Kyuji Fujikawa apparently wants Jeff Williams back.
"The FO hasn't made any final decisions yet,"
Central League Roster Updates
Added to the Active Roster
Nakai, Daisuke INF
Yoshikawa, Masahiro PRemoved from the Active RosterYomiuri Giants
Takahashi, Yoshinobu OF
Igarashi, Ryota P
Pacific League Roster Updates
Added to the Active RosterNippon Ham Fighters
Yagi, Tomoya PRemoved from the Active Roster
Nippon Ham Fighters
Updated 08-30-2009 at 05:21 AM by Gwynar