...It seems the earlier Ryoji Aikawa will be able to return will be on the 15th against the Hiroshima Carp. He started taking BP again on the 9th and will be playing in a Ni-gun game on the 14th.
...Norichika Aoki currently has 931 hits in 712 games and is hoping to break Ichiro Suzuki's record of 1,000 hits in 757 games. Aoki did manage to record 500 hits 30 games faster than Ichiro (373 vs 403).
...As part of his journeys in and around the 23 Tokyo Wards, Tsubakuro will be at the Tokyo Sankei Building in Chiyoda on 4/22 (between 12 and 2pm).