Hisanobu Watanabe took today's rain out in stride and told reporters that the three consecutive rain outs in a row was a possibility he had already considered.
Kazuhisa Makita will likely start tomorrow's game against the Softbank Hawks (Yahoo Dome).
Chiba Lotte Marines
A club official told reporters that they couldn't recall a time over the last 20 years when three consecutive games were rained out at QVC Marine.
Yoshihisa Naruse is currently scheduled to start tomorrow's game against the Rakuten Eagles.
To make up for the three rain outs, there's a chance the Marines will need to play 13 straight sometime later this year.
Shota Ishimine celebrated his 23rd birthday today. He told reporters he was hoping for a chance to play because he wanted to try for a birthday home run.
Takahiro Shiomi's next start will likely be against the Chiba Lotte Marines (at QVC Marines) on the 15th.