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[3/31/2015] Yomiuri Giants, Hiroshima Carp

by on Apr.01, 2015 @ 5:24 am, under NPB

Yomiuri Giants

  • Kan Otake threw forty-six pitches in the bullpen on March 30. He is set to start a game against Chunichi on April 1. Source: Sanspo 3/31/2015
  • Tomoyuki Sugano could be on the mound when the Giants try for its 1,000th victory against the Hanshin Tigers. Sugano was the winning pitcher when Tatsunori Hara notched his 800th managerial victory on April 4, 2014. Source: Nikkan Sports 3/31/2015

Hiroshima Carp

  • The Carp decided to hold off on adding Ikusei pitcher Danilo De Jesus (27) to the seventy-man roster until next year. Source: Daily Sports 3/31/2015
  • Television ratings for opening day on March 27: Hiroshima region - 35.1% (average), 46.5% (peak). Source: Sports Hochi 3/31/2015