NPB wrap 4-5-21

Senga debut announced

SoftBank Hawks ace Kodai Senga, who either led or tied for the 2020 Pacific League lead in wins, strikeouts and ERA, will make his first team debut on Tuesday at Sapporo Dome against the Nippon Ham Fighters. The four-time defending Japan Series champion Hawks are currently mired in a five-game losing streak.

Starting pitchers

Pacific League

Fighters vs Hawks: Sapporo Dome 6 pm, 5 am EDT

Takahide Ikeda (0-1, 5.40) vs Kodai Senga (-)

Lions vs Eagles: MetLife Dome 5:45 pm, 4:45 am EDT

Wataru Matsumoto (1-0, 5.40) vs Takayuki Kishi (1-0, 0.00)

Marines vs Buffaloes: Zozo Marine Stadium 5:45 pm, 4:45 am EDT

Kazuya Ojima (0-1, 7.50) vs Daiki Tajima (0-1, 3.00)

Central League

Swallows vs Carp: Jingu Stadium 5:30 pm, 4:30 am EDT

Albert Suarez (0-0, 6.75) vs Masato Morishita (1-0, 0.00)

Dragons vs BayStars: Vantelin Dome (Nagoya) 6 pm, 5 am EDT

Yudai Ono (0-0, 2.57) vs Shinichi Onuki (0-0, 1.29)

Tigers vs Giants: Koshien Stadium 6 pm, 5 am EDT

Yuki Nishi (0-1, 1.29) vs Angel Sanchez (0-0, 0.00)

Active roster moves 4/5/2021

Deactivated players can be re-activated from 4/15. Those marked with an asterisk are coronavirus deactivations and can return earlier when they are cleared to play.

Central League

Activated

None

Dectivated

GiantsIF48Zelous Wheeler *
CarpIF10Kevin Cron
SwallowsP48Yuto Kanakubo
SwallowsIF58Hideki Nagaoka

Pacific League

Activated

None

Dectivated

HawksP63Hiroyuki Kawahara
HawksC12Hiroaki Takaya

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