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Yakult Swallows: March 22, 2010

by on Mar.22, 2010 @ 5:17 pm, under NPB, Spring Camp

...Kyohei Muranaka's first regular season start could be against the Yomiuri Giants on the 28th.

Muranaka's exhibition game outings:

4/21 vs Chunichi Dragons: 6 IP, 26 BF, 89 NP, 6 H, 5 SO, 2 BB, 2 R, 2 ER

4/14 vs Nippon Ham Fighters: 4 IP, 19 BF, 64 NP, 6 H, 3 SO, BB, 4 R, 4 ER

2/27 vs Yokohama Bay Stars: 4 IP, 14 BF, 67 NP, 3 H, 2 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER

2/20 vs Chunichi Dragons: 4 IP, 17 BF, 62 NP, 5 H, 3 SO, 0 BB, 2 R, 2 ER

...The Swallows first three starters in the rotation will likely be: Masanori Ishikawa, Yoshinori Sato, and Muranaka.

...Tsubakuro fans: Tsubakuro will be featured in the anan that goes on sale on the 24th.

...The Swallows are teaming up with H.I.S. Shinjuku to bring three special deals to fans:

  1. Fans that attend opening home games (a total 17 dates over the season, not including Inter-league play) can enter their names into a drawing (via a quiz on their mobile phones) for an overseas vacation package.
  2. Fans can get 1,000 yen knocked off overseas tour packages they purchase at H.I.S. Shinjuku if they submit a Swallows ticket stub.
  3. Sallows' fan club members can also get 1,000 yen discount on overseas tour packages just by showing their member cards.