[3/25/2017] Hanshin Tigers possible opening day starting rotation

The Hanshin Tigers opening day starting rotation will most likely include Randy Messenger, Atsushi Nomi, Shintaro Fujinami, and Yuta Iwasada. Takumi Akiyama and Koyo Aoyagi could round out the rotation.

  • Minoru Iwata was reassigned to Ni-gun.
  • Fujinami rejoined the team on March 25. He is scheduled to get a tune-up start at Ni-gun against Orix on March 28. Assuming everything is okay, his first turn in the rotation will most likely come on April 4 against Yakult at Kyocera Dome.

Source: Sanspo 3/25/2017, Sanspo 3/25/2017

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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hanshin 45 27 18 0
Hiroshima 48 28 19 1
Yomiuri 46 23 23 0
Yokohama 47 21 24 2
Chunichi 48 19 26 3
Yakult 46 19 27 0
G W L T
Rakuten 41 29 12 0
Softbank 48 29 19 0
Seibu 44 25 18 1
Nippon Ham 45 19 26 0
Orix 45 18 27 0
Lotte 47 14 32 1
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