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Chunichi Dragons: April 26, 2010

by on Apr.26, 2010 @ 11:54 am, under NPB

8:05pm JST

...Soma Yamauchi recorded his first pro win on Sunday, in front of his parents and handful of relatives.  It was also his parents' 29th wedding anniversary.

...The Dragons have posted a schedule for where their mascots will be cheering during the upcoming Inter-league games that begins on 5/12.

...nobodyknows+ will be making an appearance at Nagoya Dome on 5/9 (vs Yakult Swallows).  They will be performing before the game and will also be involved in the ceremonial first pitch.

11:54am JST

...14-12-1 (3rd place):  The Dragons finished the week 3-2-1.  Masahiro Araki had a strong week, going 11-for-27 with 3 runs scored.  Tony Blanco had 2 homers 5 RBIs.  The Dragons closed out the week with Hiromitsu Ochiai demoting four players and promoting four players on Sunday in the hopes that it would lead to wake-up call.

Upcoming schedule: the Dragons begin a 9-game stretch on Tuesday.  They will be play three against Yomiuri (at Nagoya Dome), three against Hiroshima (at Mazda Stadium), and three against Hanshin (at Nagoya Dome).