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Yokohama Bay Stars: March 21, 2012

by on Mar.21, 2012 @ 11:56 pm, under NPB

Giancarlo Alvarado did not allow a run over 5.2 innings of work against the Orix Buffaloes today.  He is scheduled to leave Japan tomorrow for his brother's wedding in Puerto Rico and will return on the 26th.

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Alex Ramirez did some walking on Tuesday and some light running in the outfield at Yokohama Stadium today. He also played a light round of catch.  Team conditioning coach told reporters that if Ramirez continues to make similar strides in his rehab, he might have a chance at making it back by opening day.

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Tatsuya Shimozono had some problems with his left elbow during the off-season and started things off at Ni-gun spring camp.  He made it back to Ichi-gun on Tuesday and went 0-for-1 against the Rakuten Eagles.

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Yuki Kuniyoshi will likely start the home opener on April 3.

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Kiyoshi Nakahata attended a pep rally held at the Yokohama City Offices today.