Kazuhiro Wada took extra BP after full team workouts at Yahoo Dome today.
The Tigers traveled from Sendai to Sapporo in the morning and worked out at Sapporo Dome in the afternoon today. Everyone took part in the practices (veterans and foreign player included).
Nippon TV president Noritada Hosokawa told reporters that Giants' broadcasts are doing slightly better than last season at 10.3% (up about 1.2% from 9.1%). Giants games have also done better at other channels across the board at 10%, up about 0.7% from last year.
The Swallows announced that they'll be hosting Natsu-da! Kagairyoko-dan! H.I.S. Day (夏だ！ 海外旅行だ！ エイチ・アイ・エスＤＡＹ) on 6/5 (vs Rakuten). Fans will be able to compete in mini games for prizes like autographed player memorabilia and free roundtrip tickets to Seoul, Korea. One Piece's Luffy will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
Yokohama Bay Stars
Shogo Yamamoto will likely start tomorrow's game against the Orix Buffaloes. He'll look to try and stop Yokohama's 10-game losing streak against Orix (going back to 2008).