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Yomiuri Giants: March 28, 2012

by on Mar.29, 2012 @ 6:23 am, under NPB

Wednesday's Ni-gun game against the Seibu Lions at Giants Stadium (Lions 6 - Giants 3): Shun Tono started the game and gave up six runs on seven hits, including two homers. [Nikkan Sports] ... Hiroki Sanada tossed a shutout inning in relief and struck out one.  He also topped out at 140km/h. [Nikkan Sports] ... Daisuke Fujimura started at short and batted second.  He collected two hits, both singles to center. [Nikkan Sports]


The Giants shut reporters out of their workouts on Wednesday for about fifty minutes.  Pitchers and catchers also attended a meeting.  Position players will have a meeting after practice on Thursday.


4th round draft pick Kyosuke Takagi is the only player from the 2011 draft class that made the Giants' opening day roster.


Sponichi and Sanspo note that Shinnosuke Abe will bat fourth this season.