...Team owner Bungo Shirai gave Hiromitsu Ochiai his vote of confidence at a meeting between the two on Thursday.
Said Shirai, "I'm fully satisfied with him."
...The Tigers announced that they'll be giving away free t-shirts to all fans that come to the ball park before 7:30pm for a game against the Hiroshima Carp on August 23rd.
The t-shirt will Tiger yellow and feature the phrase "Fighting together. Being happy together." The team hopes to fill the stands with yellow shirts.
...Team owner Takuo Takihana also gave his vote of confidence to his manager, Tatsunori Hara.
"I've got no complaints," said Takihana. "He has done a very good job of keeping in touch with the players, which is a good reason why the team is 22 games over .500."