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NPB news: April 12, 2022

The Orix Buffaloes became the third team this season to cancel games due to COVID-19, scratching their weekday series against the Rakuten Eagles, and making it nine games this season, matching 2021’s total.

The DeNA BayStars played for the first time since last Wednesday but had to call up a raft of players to do it.

The Fighters made news Tuesday by announcing they were going to a five-man rotation, which makes a hell of a lot of sense, starting with lefty Takayuki Kato working on five-days rest.

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NPB news: March 26, 2022

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We had five games on Saturday after the Marines and Eagles were rained out in Sendai.

A day after Carp ace Daichi Osera singled in a run, Hiroshima pitcher Masato Morishita singled and scored early on Saturday, causing me to tweet that CL pitchers might be working overtime to avoid the introduction of a designated hitter.

Well within a few minutes of that, the shit, as they say, got real.

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