...Craig Brazell is still focused on making a return to the parent club in time for a game against the Giants on 9/17. He spent time on Saturday doing 60m dashes and playing catch.
Said Brazell, "Of course I want within 10 days. The next step is batting. Once I can do that... I just want to get back."
Yokohama Bay Stars
...Sponichi reports that the Bay Stars currently have 2-3 candidates they are looking at to take over the helm next season. Yokohama will likely make a decision as the season draws closer to an end.
Tomio Tashiro has been asked to return as the Bay Stars Ni-gun manager next season.
A second Sponichi article mentions current Yomiuri Giant pitching coach Takao Obana as one of the 2-3 names the Bay Stars are considering.
...Takahashi Yoshinobu is set to undergo surgery on 9/15.