The first squad (ichi gun = 一軍) was announced the other day, and there are 27 players on it. There is a marked shortage of pitchers, because the team will call up its anticipated starters for the March 29-31 series @ Yakult at a later date. That means three of the players (presumably hitters) will be sent down after this weekend’s series vs. Chunichi.
Let’s play a game! See how many of these guys you can name without their names listed! If you don’t know the answer, click on the picture. You will be magically transported to the player’s profile.
Anticipated Starting Line-Up
Facing Yudai Ohno and the Chunichi Dragons tonight. Check here for the podcast previewing our opponents. Let’s GO TIGERS!!!