Shingo Tatsumi joined the Ichi-gun roster for practice today. He could get a start against the Rakuten Eagles (at Yahoo Dome) on May 4.
Nippon Ham Fighters
The Fighters held a press conference to introduce Ryuji Wakatake today. He was assigned the number forty-three.
Aarom Baldiris has homered in four straight games. He also became the third player in the PL, ninth in the NPB, to record walk-off homers in back-to-back games. The two other PL players to record walk-off homers in back-to-back games: Hiromitsu Kadota in 1990 and Kazuo Matsui in 2002.
Kei Igawa also struck out five during his six-inning Ni-gun start today.
Ryo Hijirisawa extended his hitting streak to thirteen games tonight.