Baseball: Fighters’ Otani to start opening day again

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16:26 22 February 2016

NAGO, Japan, Feb. 22, Kyodo

Shohei Otani was named the Nippon Ham Fighters’ opening day starter for the second straight year by manager Hideki Kuriyama on Monday.

The Fighters start the new season March 25 at the Lotte Marines.

“Opening day isn’t everything, but I still consider it an important role for me to get the team going,” Otani said. “I want to keep working hard.”

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