2017 NPB Opening Day Starters

Team Name JPN Name ENG Sources
Chunichi 大野 雄大 Ono, Yudai Tokyo Sports 3/18/2017
Yomiuri マイコラス Mikolas, Miles Nikkan Sports 3/27/2017
(road opener) 菅野 智之 Sugano, Tomoyuki Nikkan Sports 3/27/2017
Yokohama 石田 健大 Ishida, Kenta Sponichi 1/9/2017
(home opener) 今永 昇太 Imanaga, Shota Nikkan Sports 3/18/2017
Yakult 石川 雅規 Ishikawa, Masanori Sponichi 3/17/2017
Hanshin* メッセンジャー Messenger, Randy Nikkan Sports 3/25/2017
Hiroshima ジョンソン Johnson, Kris Daily Sports 3/18/2017
Seibu 菊池 雄星 Kikuchi, Yusei Nikkan Sports 2/9/2017
Nippon Ham 有原 航平 Arihara, Kohei Sanspo 3/16/2017
Rakuten 美馬 学 Mima, Manabu Daily Sports 3/27/2017
(home opener) 則本 昂大 Norimoto, Takahiro Daily Sports 3/25/2017
Orix 金子 千尋 Kaneko, Chihiro Nikkan Sports 2/15/2017
Lotte 涌井 秀章 Wakui, Hideaki Sponichi 2/13/2017
Softbank 和田 毅 Wada, Tsuyoshi Nikkan Sports 2/23/2017

* Kanemoto formally told the media found out on March 24. He spoke to Messenger about the start on the last day of spring camp.

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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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