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[3/27/2013] Yomiuri, Hiroshima, Yokohama

by on Mar.27, 2013 @ 11:59 pm, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

Shinnosuke Abe is slated to bat clean-up on opening day.

Source: Sanspo 3/27/2013


Shuichi Murata slept for two days after he came down with a fever on the 21st and missed exhibition games on the 21st (Yokohama) and 23rd (Rakuten).  He returned to workouts on the 24th.  He managed to keep his weight at ninety-three kilograms despite being out for a few days.

Source: Sanspo 3/27/2013, Daily Sports 3/27/2013

Hiroshima Carp

The Carp visited Hiroshima Gokoku Shrine today to pray for a successful season.

Source: Daily Sports 3/27/2013


Kan Otake started a Ni-gun game against Hanshin on Tuesday and tossed six shutout innings while allowing four hits.

Source: Nikkan Sports 3/27/2013

Yokohama Bay Stars

The Bay Stars visited Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu in Kamakura today to pray for a successful season.  About 1,000 fans showed up.

Source: Daily Sports 3/27/2013


The player dormitory in Yokosuka has been renamed to Seisei Ryo (青星寮).  Characters written by Kazuhiro Sasaki will be used for the sign.

Source: Daily Sports 3/27/2013