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CL News and Notes: April 27, 2011

by on Apr.27, 2011 @ 11:57 pm, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

Yoshinobu Takahashi did some running and played some catch during pre-game practice today.  He did not take any BP.  Takahashi suffered a contusion on his left flank when he crashed into a wall while trying to catch a fly ball in yesterday's game against the Yaukult Swallows.

Yakult Swallows

The Swallows announced today that May 3rd will be Pink Lady Day at Jingu Stadium (vs Chunichi).  The duo will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. (via Nikkan Sports)

Hiroshima Carp

The Carp announced that battery coach Yukihiro Ueda was diagnosed with a contusion in his right inner ear.  Ueda will be given  2-3 days off to recover and San-gun general coach Katsumi Mizumoto will temporarily take over Ueda's day-to-day duties.