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Seibu Lions: March 20, 2010

by on Mar.20, 2010 @ 3:52 pm, under NPB

...The Lions' fans in left are scheduled to unveil a big (15 meter x 15 meter) uniform shaped flag in the first inning on opening day.  The Lions also changed the lighting system at Seibu Dome to something that shines a little whiter than before.

...The stadium opened it's gates 30 minutes earlier than usual due to the large number of fans that lined up outside (about 7,000 apparently).

...Takeya Nakamura was indeed in the starting line-up at third base, batting clean-up, on opening day on Saturday.

...Yusei Kikuchi threw about 140 pitches in the bullpen on Friday.