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NPB: Hara records 400th managerial win; Iwata prepping for Ni-gun start on May 5th

by on Apr.30, 2009 @ 11:50 am, under NPB

HANSHIN TIGERS

...Minoru Iwata tossed his first situational BP session on Thursday. He is in the midst of preparing for a Ni-gun start on May 5th.

SEIBU LIONS

...Toru Hosokawa was diagnosed with light inflammation in his right elbow. He was taken off the active roster on the 29th.

YAKULT SWALLOWS

...Jun Hagiwara and Masakazu Fukukawa were removed from the active roster on the 30th. Hagiwara was removed due to discomfort in his right thigh (hamstring) area and Fukukawa due to pain in his back.

Tatsuyoshi Masubuchi suffered a fractured lower jaw when he took a foul ball of his chin during practice at Ni-gun. He will be undergoing the knife on May 1st.

YOMIURI GIANTS

...Tatsunori Hara recorded his 400th managerial victory when the Giants beat the Carp, 7-4 on Thursday night.

0 comments on “NPB: Hara records 400th managerial win; Iwata prepping for Ni-gun start on May 5th

  1. Unregistered

    I’m trying to follow Jamie D’Antona on the NPB website. Is this how his name is represented: ガイエル ?

  2. knucklehead7

    I could be wrong, but I think that D’Antona is デントナ. I believe the characters you listed are for Aaron Guiel.

    You can also check the English version of the NPB’s site here.

  3. Unregistered

    Thank you all for the help with D’Antona’s name. The page in English is exactly what I’ve been looking for. Thanks.