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Orix Buffaloes extend their insurance policy at Kobe 2 Stadium

by on Jan.13, 2011 @ 7:36 pm, under NPB

The Orix Buffaloes took out an insurance policy on Wednesday to cover any damages that Takahiro Okada might cause when he hits the ball out of Kobe 2 Stadium.  The policy will pay up to 200M yen per event for damage to cars and injuries to people.  The cost of the premium is unknown, but the contract is for 1 year.

The Buffaloes took out a similar policy last season, but doubled the damages after Okada finished the 2010 season with 33 homers.

In other team related news:

So Taguchi worked out at his old college, Kwansei Gakuin University, today, along with teammates Tomotaka Sakaguchi and Tetsuya Yokoyama.