CHIBA LOTTE MARINES
...Tsuyoshi Nishioka got on base in each of his 7 trips to the plate in last night's marathon game against the Seibu Lions.
- 2-run home run
...Takuya Asao tired? Perhaps so. Asao has now appeared in the Dragons' last 6 straight games.
- 7/2 - 1 IP, 24 NP, 6 BF
- 7/1 - 1 IP, 11 NP, 4 BF
- 6/30 - 1 IP, 16 NP, 3 BF
- 6/28 - 1 IP, 12 NP, 3 BF
- 6/27 - 1 IP, 8 NP, 3 BF
- 6/26 - 1 IP, 19 NP, 3 BF
...Tomoyuki Kubota will be making another rehab start on Saturday, this time against Ni-gun Chunichi. This will be his fourth rehab start.
NIPPON HAM FIGHTERS
...Aspiring pitchers that want to be like Yu Darvish will soon be able to consult a new book that will be showing up in bookstores nationwide, starting on the 15th. The book is entitled " Yu Darvish's Off-speed Pitch Bible" (ダルビッシュ有の変化球バイブル) and will be published by Baseball Magazine Press. The book will feature instructions on how to throw 10 different off-speed pitches over 84 pages.
YOKOHAMA BAY STARS
...Hayato Terahara will likely re-join the parent club today after being removed from the active rosters on May 3 due to pain in his right knee.