...Takeshi Yamasaki collected his career 1,500th hit while playing the Chiba Lotte Marines. The hit was a 2-run homer off Tadahito Ogino in the bottom of the 8th.
...The Eagles lost their 8th straight game last night. Here are a couple of interesting facts about their losing streak:
- The Eagles led in 4 of the 8 games they've lost.
- From the 7th inning on, the Eagles have given up a total of 33 runs
...Shuhei Fukuda will be going under the knife on Thursday. Fukuda fractured the 5th metatarsal in his left foot.
...Marc Kroon appeared in a Ni-gun game on the 8th against Shonan and tossed 1 inning while giving up a run on 3 hits. Kroon also managed to touch 156km/h on the radar gun.