Kishi, Morishita, Ono on tap
Rakuten Eagles right-handed Takayuki Kishi was named to his regular Tuesday start against the Marines in Sendai, against Ayumu Ishikawa, who will make his season debut.
The big Central League will be Yuki Nishi of the Tigers at home at Koshien Stadium against 2020 rookie of the year Masato Morishita of the Hiroshima Carp.
Chunichi Dragons Sawamura Award winner Yudai Ono, who has so far last the consistent elite command he displayed after his first few starts in 2020, will pitch against the Yomiuri Giants at Tokyo Dome.
Eagles vs Marines: Rakuten Seimei Park Miyagi 6 pm, 5 am EDT
Lions vs Fighters: MetLife Dome 5:45 pm, 4:45 am EDT
Hawks vs Buffaloes: PayPay Dome 6 pm, 5 am EDT
Giants vs Dragons: Tokyo Dome 5:45 pm, 4:45 am EDT
Swallows vs BayStars: Jingu Stadium 5:30 pm, 4:30 am EDT
Tigers vs Carp: Koshien Stadium 6 pm, 5 am EDT
Active roster moves 4/12/2021
Deactivated players can be re-activated from 4/22