Chunichi Shimbun held a pep rally for the team at their offices in Nagoya today.
Today's Ni-gun game against Seibu (Yomiuri 6 - Seibu 5): Taishi Ota started in center and batted fifth. He went 2-for-4 with one RBI: solo homer to right off Yusei Kikuchi and a double to right center off Kazuhisa Makita. [Nikkan Sports]
Dicky Gonzalez will likely start the regular season as a reliever.