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Chunichi Dragons: May 20, 2010

by on May.20, 2010 @ 2:14 pm, under NPB

8:44pm JST

...Hirokazu Ibata practiced with the Ichi-gun roster at Seibu Dome today.  Ibata later told reporters that he was at 100% and felt no pain.  He will likely be added to the active roster tomorrow.

2:14pm JST

...Kazuki Yoshimi had gone 12 consecutive May starts without a loss before losing last night to the Chiba Lotte Marines.  He also suffered his first loss since his first start of the year (3/26 vs Hiroshima) -- after a no decision for his second start of the season, Yoshimi rattled off 6 consecutive wins.

...The Chiba Lotte Marines foiled Hiromitsu Ochiai's bid to win his 500th managerial game of his career, two nights in a row.