Senichi Hoshino visited Rakuten Group HQ in Tokyo today and was greeted by about 2,000 employees. Motohiro Shima, Shinichiro Kojima, Koji Aoyama, Ryo Hijirisawa, and Kensuke Uchimura also made the trip.
The starting rotation will likely be made up of Masahiro Tanaka, Takahiro Shiomi, Tsuyoshi Shimoyanagi, Kenji Tomura, Kelvin Jimenez, and Keiji Uezono.
The Eagles unveiled new food items for the 2012 season, as well as a new food court area outside of the stadium on the first base side. Four new food stores have also been added.