...The Carp rotation will apparently be: Kenta Maeda, Giancarlo Alvarado, Jumpei Shinoda, Takeshi Komatsu, Takahiro Aoki, and Yuki Saito.
...Eishin Soyogi finished at the top of the stolen base charts during exhibition play with 8. He also ended exhibition play with a 4-game hitting streak. Soyogi will like bat second on opening day.
Soyogi has also set a goal of 1 hit, 1 walk, and 1 stolen base for every game he plays.
...Justin Huber worked on his hitting and fielding (at first) during practice on Monday (??). During BP, he had the advance scout record his swings. He also took extra fielding drills at first base after general practice.
...Head coach Yutaka Ono tossed about 100 pitches during BP on Monday.
...The Carp introduced a new line of uniforms, called World Uniforms (a total four new designs), that will go on sale at the official team stores beginning on 3/30. There are also two new t-shirt designs as well.