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Chunichi Dragons: May 11, 2010

by on May.11, 2010 @ 10:17 pm, under NPB

...Kazuki Yoshimi will likely start tomorrow's game against the Softbank Hawks.  He'll be starting on 7-days of rest.  He's also 6-1 during Inter-league play.  Kenichi Nakata could be the starter on Thursday.

...Team owner Bungo Shirai told reporters that he expected his team to turn things up a notch and overtake the Yomiuri Giants in the standings.

...Despite only lasting 2 inning during his start on Sunday against the Yakult Swallows, Kenta Asakura still reached (and surpassed) 1,000 career innings tossed.

...The Dragons were shutout for the third time this year on Sunday.

...Takahiko Kozuka (figure-skater) will be throwing out the ceremonial first pitch tomorrow.

...The Dragons will be giving away supporter boards to all fans that come out to the game on 5/16.   Shaolon (mascot) will also be appearing in a mini-show before the game.