Teppei, Toshiya Nakashima, and 6th round draft pick Hiroaki Shimauchi were all demoted. To take their place, the team called up Aoi Enomoto, Masato Nakamura, and Ikusei 1st round draft pick Takahiro Jimbo.
Senichi Hoshino is doing his part to help Tohoku out by telling his players to sell the Tohoku brand during their road trips this season.
====== UPDATE 3/14 @ 1:31am
From Monday's Kyoiku League game against Lotte at Lotte Urawa: 2nd round draft pick Yoshinao Kamata entered the game in the 8th inning and tossed a shutout inning in relief. He also allowed gave up a double, walked two, and topped out at 146km/h. [Sports Hochi Osaka]