...Daisuke Yamai's exhibition game outings:
3/17 vs Yokohama Bay Stars: 6 IP, 26 BF, 87 NP, 5 H, 1 HR, 5 SO, 2 BB, 1 HBP, 2 R, 2 ER
3/10 vs Seibu Lions: 3 IP, 17 BF, 70 NP, 6 H, 1 HR, 2 SO, 3 BB, 5 R, 5 ER
3/4 vs Yomiuri Giants: 6 IP, 20 BF, 82 NP, 2 H, 6 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER
2/27 vs Chiba Lotte Marines: 1.1 IP, 8 BF, 36 NP, 3 H, 2 SO, 0 BB, 1 HBP, 1 R, 1 ER
...Takuya Asao gave up a run during his 1 inning of work on Tuesday against the Nippon Ham Fighters. He has now given up runs in each of his four appearances: 4 G, 4 IP, 7 H, 5 R.
...The Dragons were not happy with Junk Ito's outing on Tuesday (especially the lead-off walk he allowed). After yanking him from the game after one inning of work, Ito spent about 40 minutes throwing in the bullpen (around 100 pitches).
...Atsushi Fujii's 1-out single to left in the top of the 8th of Tuesday's game against the Nippon Ham Fighterst broke-up a no hitter.
...Dionys Cesar hasn't been hitting well. After going 0-for-4 (ground out to first, strike out, ground out to first, ground out to second) on Tuesday against the Nippon Ham Fighters, he went 1-for-4 (line out to short, single to center, strike out, strike out) against the Yokohama Bay Stars on Wednesday.
Going back a little further:
3/14 vs Seibu Lions: 1-for-4 (strike out, strike out, sac fly to right, strike out, single to center)
3/13 vs Seibu Lions: 0-for-4 (strike out, fly out to center, ground out to short, GIDP)
3/11 vs Rakuten Eagles: 0-for-4 (ground out to second, ground out to first, fly out to center, strike out)
3/10 vs Seibu Lions: 0-for-2 (walk, strike out, walk, ground out to second)
Despite the slump, the Dragons appear to be willing to give Cesar time to adjust.