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[11/30/2014] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp

by on Dec.01, 2014 @ 2:18 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • Tetsuya Utsumi is donating 144 school backpacks (randoseru), one for every inning he pitched this season, to youth facilities this year. Utsumi has donated 959 school backpacks since 2009. Source: official announcement

Hanshin Tigers

  • Yutaka Enatsu will be a special spring camp instructor between February 1 and 7. Source: Daily Sports 11/30/2014
  • Randy Messenger could get the opening day start on March 27 against Chunichi at Kyocera Dome. Shintaro Fujinami could start the first game of the second series of the season on March 31 against Yakult at Jingu Stadium. He could also get the home opener on April 7. Source: Sanspo 11/30/2014

Hiroshima Carp

  • Tsubasa Aizawa will be working out in Guam with Eishin Soyogi and Tetsuya Kokubo in January next year. Source: Daily Sports 11/30/2014
  • Koichi Ogata would like to sit down with Takahiro Arai before the end of the year to get a better feel for what the veteran is thinking. Source: Nikkan Sports 11/30/2014 ... Arai would like a chance to compete for the everyday job at third. Source: Daily Sports 11/30/2014