...The Fighters left for Tokyo after their game against the Yakult Swallows on Sunday. They'll be back in Sapporo on Monday.
...Yu Darvish told reporters after his start on Saturday that he felt about as good as he did back when he won the Sawamura Award in 2007. He said his pitches were moving just like they did back then and that the batters were also reacting in much the same way.
...Brian Wolfe will likely pitch on 3/4 against the Hanshin Tigers (exhibition game). On Saturday, he threw 44 pitches in the bullpen. Wolfe will be used out of the pen and told reporters that he can usually get warmed in about 15-20 pitches.