With his victory against the Yomiuri Giants last night, Hideaki Wakui now has a victory against each team in the NPB, other than against his own team.
Nippon Ham Fighters
Yuki Saito threw 42 pitches (squatting catcher) in the bullpen today. He is still scheduled for a Ni-gun start on 6/4 (vs Yokohama at Kamagaya). On Wednesday, Saito did various lower body exercises and closed out the session by shagging a barrage of fly balls.
Yu Darvish and Shota Ono visited Yurigahara Elementary School in Sapporo today.
The Fighters announced that they will be selling t-shirts designed by six of their players, beginning on the 11th. Each t-shirt will cost 3,200 yen and will come in five sizes (150, S, M, L, and O).
The Eagles worked out at Kleenex Stadium today in preparation for their upcoming 2-game series against the Yomiuri Giants (6/3 and 6/4). All players, other than some of the veterans like Takeshi Yamasaki, Kazuo Matsui, and Teppei, attended the session.
The Buffaloes unveiled the alternate uniforms they'll be wearing during a 3-game series against the Softbank Hawks (7/1 - 7/3) at Kyocera Dome. The concept behind the uniforms: revenge red. Yuki Nishi and Mitsutaka Goto modeled the uniforms.