Kyohei Nagae will likely make the opening day starting line-up at short batting ninth.
Source: Sanspo 3/27/2013
Chiba Lotte Marines
Tomoya Satozaki will start the year at Ni-gun because of right shoulder pain.
At twenty-years and ten months, Naoya Emura could become the second youngest catcher in franchise history to get the opening day start.
The youngest was Takeo Daigo at nineteen years and four months in 1958.
Source: Sponichi 3/27/2013
The Lotteria at QVC Marine will have a supply of 2,000 Katsuya Kakunaka Burger Boxes for 1,000 yen, beginning on opening day.
Source: Nikkan Sports 3/26/2013