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Yomiuri Giants: April 8, 2010

by on Apr.08, 2010 @ 11:29 pm, under NPB

=== 4/9/2010 2:00am JST

...Michihiro Ogasawara had never hit a home run at Koshien Stadium until Wednesday night's game (a period of 183 at bats over 42 games).

=== 11:29pm JST

...Kentaro Nishimura was demoted on Thursday despite winning his start on Wednesday, in fairly convincing fashion.  It seems a popped blister was also one of the reasons why he was lifted after only 7 innings.  Head coach Haruki Ihara told reporters that they already have their needed starters lined up and that his demotion was decided in advance.