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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]

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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.

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

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