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CL News and Notes: June 22, 2011

by on Jun.23, 2011 @ 3:37 am, under NPB

Chunichi Dragons

A day after spending some time with Masahiko Morino, Hiromitsu Ochiai was seen working with Masahiro Araki today.  Araki has struggled at the plate recently and does not have a hit in his last 23 trips to the plate.

Hanshin Tigers

The Tigers will be adding two new lunch boxes to their menu: Hello Kitty Tigers Kira-boshi Bento and Key-ta Bento.  Both lunch boxes will sell for 1,100 yen and will become available at Koshien Stadium beginning on the 24th.

Yomiuri Giants

Seth Greisinger faced 10 batters during situational BP at Giants Stadium today and allowed 5 could-be hits.  He focused primarily on throwing his fastball.

Yakult Swallows

Yakult held a board of director's meeting today and Tsuyoshi Kinugasa officially took over as acting owner / representative director and president of the Swallows.  Former president Tadashi Suzuki will be taking on an advisory role.