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Yomiuri Giants: March 23, 2010

by on Mar.23, 2010 @ 3:40 pm, under NPB, Spring Camp

=== 3/24/201 12:30am JST

...The Giants held a rally on Tuesday at a hotel in Tokyo.  About 1,200 people attended the event (financial backers and supporters).

Club president Tsuneo Watanabe told guests at the rally that he expects the "Giants to finish in first place this season" and that "second place is out of the question."

The Giants were also presented with their Nippon Series rings.

...Yoshinobu Takahashi went 15-for-32 during exhibition play.

=== 3/23/2010 3:40pm JST

...Nippon TV's News Zero will be running a special on Yoshinobu Takahashi during their program on Tuesday night.  I have no idea when the segment will air, but News Zero starts at 11:24pm for those interested.

Yoshinobu finished exhibition play with 4 home runs, 7 RBI, and a .469 batting average of 14 games.

...Tatsunori Hara's book Genten (原点), or The Beginning, goes on sale on the 25th for 1,575yen.