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Hiroshi Suzuki (Chunichi): Did You Know

Relationships and Family

2019

January 23 – Suzuki filed marriage papers with a woman from Fukuoka on January 11.

Source: Sports Hochi 1/23/2019

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Chunichi Dragons: 2019 Spring Camp

Ichi-gun

  • February 1 (Fri) – 27 (Wed)
  • Days Off: February 6 (Wed), 13 (Wed), 20 (Wed)
  • Venue: Chatan Sports Park Stadium

Ni-gun

  • February 1 (Fri) – 28 (Thu)
  • Days Off: February 6 (Wed), 13 (Wed), 20 (Wed)
  • Venue: Yomitan Peace Mori Park Stadium

Games

  • 02/11 vs Hanwha (KBO) at Chatan – 13:00
  • 02/12 vs KIA (KBO) at Chatan – 13:00
  • 02/14 vs Lotte at Chata – 13:00
  • 02/16 vs Hanwha (KBO) at Yomitan – 13:00
  • 02/17 vs Yakult at Urasoe – 13:00
  • 02/18 vs Samsung (KBO) at Chatan – 13:00
  • 02/19 vs Yokohama Ni-gun at Yomitan – 13:00
  • 02/21 vs Hanwha (KBO) at Yomitan – 13:00
  • 02/22 vs Samsung (KBO) at Chatan – 13:00
  • 02/25 vs Yokohama Ni-gun at Yomitan – 13:00

Source: Nikkan Sports 1/15/2019

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[1/15/2019] Chunichi Dragons to give Sandy Brito a look during spring camp

The Chunichi Dragons are planning to give twenty-two-year-old Sandy Brito a look during spring camp in February. Brito is slated to arrive in Japan later this month and will attend Okinawa camp from February 1. He will be a candidate for an Ikusei contract.

Source: Sponichi 1/15/2019, Sanspo 1/15/2019, Nikkan Sports 1/15/2019

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[1/11/2019] Kodai Umetsu diagnosed with shoulder impingement syndrome

The Chunichi Dragons announced that second round draft pick Kodai Umetsu was examined at a hospital in Nagoya and diagnosed with a minor case of impingement syndrome in his right shoulder. Umetsu started feeling discomfort in the shoulder during rookie training workouts on January 8.

Source: Sanspo 1/10/2019, Nikkan Sports 1/10/2019

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Ryosuke Oguma (Chunichi): Did You Know

Relationships and Family

2019

January 8 – Oguma (28) filed marriage papers with a woman in October 2018.

Source: Sanspo 1/8/2019, Sports Hochi 1/8/2019

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Yu Sato (Chunichi): Did You Know

Relationship and Family

2019

January 8 – Sato (25) filed marriage papers with a twenty-five-year-old woman from Miyagi on January 8.

Source: Sports Hochi 1/8/2019, Sanspo 1/8/2019

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Akiyoshi Katsuno: Did You Know

Relationships & Family

2018

December 25 – Katsuno’s wife gave birth to the couple’s first child, a girl weighing 2,906 grams, at a hospital in Gifu on the morning of December 24.

Source: Nikkan Sports 12/25/2018, Daily Sports 12/25/2018

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Takuya Mitsuma: Did You Know

Relationships and Family

2018

December 22 – Mitsuma (26) filed marriage papers with a thirty-one-year-old woman from Fukuoka.

Source: Daily Sports 12/22/2018, Nikkan Sports 12/22/2018

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[12/6/2018] Chunichi Dragons uniform number changes

The Chunichi Dragons announced the following uniform numbers changes:

  • Shota Suzuki = 18 → 99
  • Taisuke Maruyama = 28 → 69
  • Daisuke Matsuzaka = 99 → 18
  • Yota Kyoda = 51 → 1
  • Shota Tomonaga = 1 → 62
  • Masaru Watanabe = 212 → 31

Source: Chunichi 12/6/2018

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[12/3/2018] Chunichi Dragons sign Enny Romero

The Chunichi Dragons announced that they signed twenty-seven-year-old pitcher Enny Romero. He was assigned the uniform number 70. According to media reports, the two sides agreed to a one-year deal worth an estimated 50 million yen plus incentives.

Source: Chunichi 12/3/2018, Sponichi 12/3/2018, Sports Hochi 12/3/2018, Nikkan Sports 12/3/2018, Sanspo 12/3/2018

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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 143 88 51 4
Hanshin 143 78 61 4
Yokohama 143 73 65 5
Yomiuri 143 72 68 3
Chunichi 143 59 79 5
Yakult 143 45 96 2
G W L T
Softbank 143 94 49 0
Seibu 143 79 61 3
Rakuten 143 77 63 3
Orix 143 63 79 1
Nippon Ham 143 60 83 0
Lotte 143 54 87 2
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