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Yomiuri Giants: April 15, 2010

by on Apr.15, 2010 @ 9:14 pm, under NPB

=== 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.

...Shigeo Nagashima dropped by Giants Stadium on Thursday to check on the Ni-gun team.  There are additional pictures of his visit at this link as well.

...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.