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[4/21/2013] Yomiuri, Hiroshima, Hanshin

by on Apr.21, 2013 @ 11:42 pm, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

1st round draft pick Tomoyuki Sugano is the sixth rookie in franchise history, since the two-league format began, to record three victories within the team's first nineteen games.  The other five: Motoshi Fujita (1957), Hiroaki Aoki (1960), Ritsuo Horimoto (1960), Hisanori Takahashi (2000), and Satoshi Fukuda (2006).

Source: Nikkan Sports 4/21/2013

Hiroshima Carp

Kenta Maeda was taken off the active roster today with inflammation in his right triceps brachii muscle.

Source: Daily Sports 4/21/2013

Hanshin Tigers

1st round draft pick Shintaro Fujinami won his start against Yakult at Koshien today.  Including his victories during high school, he has now won eleven straight at Koshien.

Source: Sponichi 4/21/2013