=== 11:59pm JST
...After being benched in the opener, Alex Cabrera has hit home runs in two straight games.
3/22 (1B): 2-for-2, 2 BB, HR, 2 R, RBI
3/21 (DH): 2-for-4, BB, HR, R, 2 RBI, SO
=== 3:56pm JST
...It was the first time since 2000 (Ichiro's last season in Japan) that Orix started the season with two consecutive wins.
...On Sunday, So Taguchi played in his first official game in Japan since 9/16/2001. He went 3-for-4 with a walk, a double, and a run scored.