...Marty Brown plans on batting Motohiro Shima second in the line-up against Yoshihisa Naruse. If Shima does end up batting second, it will be his second game this year batting out of the 2-hole.
...At the Eagles site:
In an effort to spread the word of their Twitter account (http://twitter.com/Rakuten__Eagles), the Eagles will be giving away 10 pairs of tickets over a 24 hour period.
The Eagles' cheer-leading school lessons begin in July.