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The NPB after the big quake, Day 78 [May 28, 2011]

by on May.28, 2011 @ 1:54 pm, under NPB

I'll keep this updated throughout the day.


Hanshin Tigers

Minoru Iwata visited a hospital in Sendai today in order to meet some earthquake / tsunami survivors with type 1 diabetes.  Before parting, Iwata handed out autographed baseballs and Cheer Bracelets.


The nine players that visited Iwanuma, Miyagi yesterday: Tomoaki Kanemoto, Takahiro Arai, Takashi Toritani, Kyuji Fujikawa, Shinjiro Hiyama, Tomoyuki Kubota, Craig Brazell, Matt Murton, and Jason Standridge.

Chiba Lotte Marines

In an effort to help conserve energy, the Marines have decided to turn to solar energy to help power parts of their indoor training facilities.  Construction will begin June and will be ready for use next season.