Softbank Hawks chairman Sadaharu Oh dropped by the third base dugout at Yahoo Dome before today's exhibition game and spoke to Kiyoshi Nakahata and GM Shigeru Takada for about twenty minutes.
Yuki Kuniyoshi's next start will likely come on March 10 against the Seibu Lions at Seibu Dome.
The Bay Stars won their first three exhibition games in row. The last time they did that: 2009. The last time they won their first three exhibition games, with ties, was in 2005. Without ties: 2002. And the last time they finished in first place in exhibition games: 1997, a season in which they also happened to finish in second place.