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Around the NPB Horn: Just call him T-Okada

by on Nov.30, 2009 @ 1:44 am, under NPB

Chiba Lotte Marines

...Yasuhiko Yabuta's press conference from the 28th is currently viewable at marines.tv.

Chunichi Dragons

...Atsushi Fujii was awarded the 2009 Yanase Do Your Best Dragons MIP Award on Sunday.

As part of winning the award, Yanase gave Fujii keys to a new Mercedes Benz C200 Kompressor.

Orix Buffaloes

...Takahiro Okada's name will apparently be registered as T-Okada next season.  Seems a bit vanilla, considering all the other choices that must have come through.  I guess they figured they can't get too crazy with the name.

Softbank Hawks

...The Hawks held an event called "Baseball Kids 2009 in Kyushu" on Sunday which 29 pitchers from the Hawks holding baseball clinics in 5 locations: Saga, Yamaguchi, Fukuoka, Miyazaki, and Okinawa.

Yakult Swallows

...Yoshinori took part in a traffic safety event called "Safety & Smooth Tokyo Fair 2009" on Sunday.