Welcome to Yakyubaka.com

[3/3/2014] Chunichi Dragons, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yakult Swallows

by on Mar.04, 2014 @ 12:33 am, under NPB

Chunichi Dragons

  • Takuya Asao ended his outing as batting practice pitcher on Sunday after throwing twelve pitches because he felt some tightness in his shoulder.  Source: Sponichi 3/3/2014  Nikkan Sports says it was tightness in his right elbow.  Source: Nikkan Sports 3/3/2014
  • Michihiro Ogasawara's locker is next to Kazuhiro Wada's.  Source: Nikkan Sports 3/3/2014

Yokohama Bay Stars

Yakult Swallows

  • Akinori Iwamura joined Ichi-gun workouts at Jingu on Monday.  He will most likely play in Wednesday's exhibition game against Orix at either first or designated hitter.  Source: Nikkan Sports 3/3/2014
  • The Swallows announced that Kabuki actor Ebizo Ichikawa and singer/songwriter Masashi Sada will be guests on opening day.  Ichikawa will throw out the ceremonial first pitch, Sada will sing the national anthem.  Source: Sponichi 3/3/2014
  • Wladimir Balentien returned the first baseman's mitt he was borrowing from Junji Ogawa on Sunday.  Source: Sanspo 3/3/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/3/2014