...The Tokyo Big 6 announced that they would require all players to record their temperatures in the morning and in the evening as part of their countermeasures for the swine flu that has been going around. Players with fevers should be tested immediately and those found with the swine flu should be quarantined and a report should be filed with the Tokoy Big 6 offices on their behalf as soon as possible.
...Former Giant / Dragon and Keio University alum Shozo Eto has been selected to manage the Keio University baseball team.
High School Baseball
...A few more players of interest have submitted their letters of intent:
Hiroyuki Kawahara - a pitcher from Fukuoka University Ohhori High School; considered one of the top lefties out of Kyushu; can hit 144km/h on the radar gun. 183cm / 75 kg / L-L
Shota Koseki - a catcher from Higashichikushi Gakuen; has hit 30 home runs during his high school career. 182cm / 85kg / R-R
Masato Kiyashiki - a catcher from Kinki University Technical College (a 5-year specialized high school); has a good throwing shoulder and can hit; can squat 280kg. 179cm / 82kg / R-R