...Kenta Maeda has made a good case for Pitching MVP considerations for March / April. His 4 wins, 47 innings, 45 strikeouts, and 1.53 ERA are all tops in the Central League.
The last Carp to win at least four games by the end of April was Shinji Sasaoka when he won 5 in 2000.
...Katsuhir Nagakawa (right adductor muscle) started playing catch again on Wednesday (the first time since he suffered his injury on the 13th against the Yakult Swallows).
...The Carp are taking online reservations for parking spaces during Inter-league play.