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Yokohama Bay Stars: May 3, 2010

by on May.03, 2010 @ 2:20 pm, under NPB

5/4/2010 12:28am JST

...The Bay Stars' Full Power convoy truck will be riding around in Yokohama between 5/3 and 5/16.  Seems the QR code on the side of the truck, when accessed via mobile phones, will provide fans with some special Inter-league goodies.

5/3/2010 2:20pm JST

...On Sunday, Tomokazu Ohka picked up his first Ichi-gun victory since 4/29/1994 (vs Yakult).  Ohka also became the fourth pitcher to win their first NPB game after a stint in the Majors.  The other three pitchers:

Masanori Murakami in 1966 as a reliever with Nankai (in the Majors between 1964 and 1965)

Hideki Irabu in 2003 as a starter with Hanshin (in the Majors between 1997 and 2002)

Shingo Takatsu in 2006 as a reliever with Yakult (in the Majors between 2004 and 2005)