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[5/28/2014] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Yokohama Bay Stars

by on May.29, 2014 @ 4:42 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • Hiroshi Kubo will be taking over as the new president of the Giants.  Chairman Tsuneo Watanabe will become a top adviser.  Current president Tsunekazu Momoi will be named the new chairman.  Team representative and general manager Atsushi Harasawa will get the added title of chief director.  The changes will be finalized during a stockholder meeting on June 10.  Source: Sanspo 5/28/2014, Daily Sports 5/28/2014

Hanshin Tigers

  • Hitting stats against Shintaro Fujinami, prior to his last start on the 27th against Lotte: 21-for-126 (.167) and thirteen runs between the 1st and 5th innings; 18-for-44 (.409) and seventeen runs from the 6th inning on. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/28/2014

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Hisanori Takahashi will be sent down to Ni-gun for additional work.  He gave four runs on five hits against Softbank on Wednesday, Source: Nikkan Sports 5/25/2014
  • The Bay Stars are thinking about adding Cuban dishes to the player's dining area food menu for Yulieski Gourriel.  They have already prepared some Gourriel merchandise. Source: Sports Hochi 5/28/2014 ... Gourriel will be arriving in Japan on the 31st. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/28/2014 ... The Bay Stars are planning to hold a press conference for Gourriel on the top floor (seventieth floor) of the Yokohama Landmark Tower.  He will then make his Japanese debut in a Ni-gun game against Seibu on June 3.  Kiyoshi Nakahata is expected to watch the game.  Assuming everything is okay, Gourriel could join the Ichi-gun team on June 6. Source: Sponichi 5/28/2014