Seth Greisinger will make his first start of the season on Wednesday at Tokyo Dome. Not that it matters all that much to the Chiba Lotte Marines right-hander, who is embarking on his seventh year in Japan. After battling his way back from an injury to his right shoulder, Greisinger is just happy to be out there at all, no matter the venue.
“It’s going to be fun,” Greisinger said prior to Lotte’s game against the Yomiuri Giants on Tuesday. “I’m more excited about it being my first game of the season than about pitching against the Giants. It’s never fun rehabbing when you’re injured. I’m excited to pitch in a game that counts.”