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[3/29/2015] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Yokohama Bay Stars, Yakult Swallows

by on Mar.30, 2015 @ 6:01 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

Hanshin Tigers

  • Mario Santiago tossed batting practice at the Naruohama facilities on March 28. He faced Fumihito Haraguchi and Haruki Kurose and struggled with his control, throwing twenty-three of forty-eight pitches for balls. He allowed two could-be hits. Source: Sanspo 3/29/2015

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Taketoshi Goto's name was registered as 後藤 武敏 G.. The G. is for his nickname, Gomez. He will still be announced as Goto and his name will still appear as Goto on the scoreboard. Source: Sports Hochi 3/27/2015

Yakult Swallows

  • The Swallows decided to push Wladimir Balentien's Ni-gun rehab game appearance on March 28 against Nippon Ham back based on their evaluation of his progress after practices on March 27. Source: Sanspo 3/29/2015
  • Taichi Ishiyama's wife gave birth to the couple's first child, a boy weighing 2,978 grams, on March 28. Source: Nikkan Sports 3/29/2015, Sanspo 3/29/2015