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Yomiuri Giants: June 28, 2010

by on Jun.28, 2010 @ 3:01 pm, under NPB

10:56pm JST

...Michihiro Ogasawara should be back in the starting line-up for tomorrow's game against the Hiroshima Carp.  Ogasawara has been nursing a bad back since the 22nd saw his first AB on the 27th (as a pinch-hitter).

8:17pm JST

...Shun Tono worked out at Giants Stadium today in order to prepare for his start tomorrow against the Hiroshima Carp.  Tono will be going for his 10th win of the year.

...The Giants announced that they will be educating fans about marrow programs during a three game series against the Hanshin Tigers that begin on 7/2 -- the Giants are calling it the Marrow Donor Series (骨髄バンクシリーズ).  Prior to the games on the 3rd and 4th, the Giants will hold seminars on the donor programs.  And a portion of the revenue they generate during the series will also be donated to a marrow transplant foundation.

3:01pm JST

...Chih-Lung Huang had another rocky start yesterday and will be demoted to Ni-gun for the second time this season.

...Kentaro Nishimura held a bullpen session at Giants Stadium today in preparation for a possible start on the 30th against the Hiroshima Carp.