...Yuta Kimura is currently with the Ichi-gun team (seems Shingo Ono has also been with the Ichi-gun team since the 18th). Kimura also tossed 51 pitches in the bullpen today in preparation for a possible Ichi-gun outing at some point in the near future.
Kimura's Ni-gun Numbers
...Shunsuke Watanabe took advantage of the winds at Chiba Marine Stadium last night. Said Watanabe, "I was able to figure out the wind and pitch accordingly."
...The new bullpen IYK trio: Yoshiro Ito, Yasuhiko Yabuta, and Hiroyuki Kobayashi. And according to Sanspo, the Marines are 9-0 in games when all three pitchers appear in the same game.
...Korean cable TV channel XTM began broadcasting Lotte games in Korea yesterday. They have secured broadcast rights to an additional 54 games over the course of the season.
...The Marines have posted information about stage performances for 5/21 and 5/22 (vs Yakult Swallows).
...Pikachu will be a guest at Chiba Marine Stadium on 6/1 (vs Yomiuri Giants).