Today's Ni-gun game against Yomiuri at Giants Stadium: Fumiya Nishiguchi started the game and allowed a run over three innings. Kazuhisa Makita allowed two runs over three innings in relief. Both pitchers are expected to make their first regular season starts against the Chiba Lotte Marines (April 3 and 4). [Nikkan Sports]
The Lions announced today that Takumi Kuriyama will donate 10,000+ yen to children that were victims of the Tohoku Earthquake for every victory the team records this season through online fund-raising site JustGiving Japan.