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[3/6/2014] Hiroshima Carp, Chunichi Dragons, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yakult Swallows

by on Mar.06, 2014 @ 11:58 pm, under NPB

Hiroshima Carp

  • 1st round draft pick Daichi Osera is scheduled to start a game against Hanshin at Koshien Stadium on the 12th.  It will be his first game at the stadium since August 12, 2009.  He could end up being the fourth man in the opening day starting rotation.  Source: Daily Sports 3/6/2014, Nikkan Sports 3/6/2014
  • Takeru Imamura will pitch in a game against Yakult on the 8th.  Source: Sanspo 3/6/2014
  • Eishin Soyogi joined the Ichi-gun team on Wednesday and participated in workouts at Mazda Stadium.  He had been working out at Ni-gun because of concern for his knees.  He has already played in three Ni-gun games.  He is expected to play in an exhibition game against Yakult on the 8th.  He went 1-for-2 during a batting practice scrimmage on Wednesday.  Source: Daily Sports 3/6/2014

Chunichi Dragons

  • Masahiro Yamamoto started a Kyoiku League game against Orix on Thursday.  He tossed two shutout innings, struck out two, and walked two.  Source: Sports Hochi 3/6/2014

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Kazuki Mishima is scheduled to start a game against Softbank on March 7.  Source: Sponichi 3/6/2014
  • Kiyoshi Nakahata, Daisuke Miura, Tatsuhiko Kinjo, Yasutomo Kubo, Tony Blanco, Aarom Baldiris, Takehiro Ishikawa, Toshiki Kurobane, Mishima took part in a new recording of Atsuki Hoshitachi-yo (team song).  The new version will be released on CD on April 1.  Source: Nikkan Sports 3/6/2014

Yakult Swallows

  • Yasuhiro Ogawa's next few starts will come on: seven days of rest, seven days of rest, and six days of rest.  That would put his next start on the 13th against Yokohama.  Source: Nikkan Sports 3/6/2014
  • The Swallows signed a two-year supplier contract with suit maker Sada.  Source: official announcement