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NPB mixed team Sirius gets new sponsors

by on Mar.02, 2010 @ 10:07 pm, under NPB

=== 3/3/2010 10:39am JST

Sirius also announced during their press conference on Tuesday that they will be one of ten teams taking part in the 54th JABA Niigata Tournament that begins on May 1st.

=== 3/2/2010 10:07pm JST

The Sirius team showed off their new uniforms on Tuesday.  They also announced that they have two new sponsors: BMW Tokyo and Dainichi.  The BMW Tokyo logo will be located on the left sleeve of the uniform while the Dainichi logo will be on the batting helmets.

The team will also be playing in over 40 games this year.

Sirius is made up of ikusei players from the Yomiuri Giants, Chiba Lotte Marines, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yakult Swallows, and Rakuten Eagles.  Depending on the timing of games, ikusei players from the Seibu Lions and Nippon Ham Fighters may also join the team.