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Around the NPB Horn: Paper Snow for the Fighters’ Parada

by on Nov.18, 2009 @ 2:59 pm, under NPB

Hiroshima Carp

...Takeshi Komatsu tossed 205 pitches in a bullpen session on Tuesday in an effort to prove how much he wants to make the starting rotation next season.  It was the first time Komatsu threw so many pitches since graduating from Hosei University.

Nippon Ham Fighters

...The organizers of the Fighters' parade announced that they will be throwing about 700kg of confetti "snow" off the rooftops near the Minami 1 intersection.

Rakuten Eagles

...The stadium capacity issues will likely be brought up during the Owner's Meeting on the 18th.

Yomiuri Giants

...The Giants re-signed Hidetoshi Tsuburaya to a contract worth 8M yen (down 700,000yen).  They also re-signed Yuki Furukawa to a contract worth 8.6M yen (down 1M yen).