=== 4/16/2010 3:07am JST
...The Giants announced that Takuya Kimura's son, Koki, will be throwing out the ceremonial first pitch on the 24th (vs Hiroshima Carp). A memorial ceremony will also be held prior to the start of the game.
=== 9:14pm JST
...Takashi Kikutani (rugby player) threw out the ceremonial first pitch on Thursday.
...Marc Kroon could be ready to return to Ichi-gun as early as the 20th (vs Yokohama Bay Stars).
...The Giants hit into three double plays on Wednesday night against the Hanshin Tigers.
...Advance order Tickets for the Yomiuri - Yokohama game in Kyoto at Wakasa Stadium (4/21) have sold out. It seems there will be no same-day tickets for the Giants.