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Yomiuri Giants: May 23, 2010

by on May.23, 2010 @ 4:10 pm, under NPB

5/24/2010 12:11am JST

...Michihiro Ogasawara was hit by a pitch on theright hand during Sunday's game against the Orix Buffaloes.  An examination at a hospital revealed no breaks or fractures in the bones.  Ogasawara is currently listed as day-to-day.

...After working out with the Ichi-gun roster on Sunday, the Giants decided to hold off on adding Tetsuya Matsumoto to the active roster.  Said Tatsunori Hara, "He's not quite where we were expecting him to be.  For now, I don't think he's ready for Ichi-gun yet."

5/23/2010 4:10pm JST

...Hisayoshi Chono had a big game for the Giants yesterday against the Rakuten Eagles.  He went 2-for-4 with 2 homers, 2 runs, and 3 RBI.  Chono's first homer came in the 2nd and tied the game at one.  His second homer came in the top of the 9th with a runner on first and one out and broke a 3-3 tie.

...Tetsuya Matsumoto played in a Ni-gun practice game against the Indigo Socks (Island League) on Saturday.  He started in right and batted second and went 0-for-3.  Matsumoto is scheduled to re-join the Ichi-gun roster today.