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[2/17/2014] Yakult Swallows News and Notes

by on Feb.18, 2014 @ 5:13 am, under NPB

Name Type Date NP Notes
Toshihiro Sugiura Bullpen 2/17 45 Sponichi 2/17/2014


Quick Notes

  • 1st round draft pick Toshihiro Sugiura is scheduled to pitch in a practice game against Chunichi on the 19th.  Source: Sanspo 2/17/2014
  • Ryoji Aikawa missed practices on Monday because of a fever.  Source: Sponichi 2/17/2014


After drawn out negotiations, Tsubakuro finally came to terms with the Swallows on Monday.  In celebration of his twentieth anniversary, Yakult agreed to give the team mascot a twenty percent raise that also includes free Yakult 400, Toughman, and Bansoreicha.

Source: official announcementSponichi 2/17/2014