=== 3/27/2010 3:30am JST
...For the first time in 21 years, the Orix has won four games in a row to start the season.
...Misato Watanabe sang the national anthem before the game.
=== 9:49pm JST
...Alex Cabrera hit a home run on Friday against the Softbank Hawks, giving him a home run in each of the last three games he played in.
...The Buffaloes worked out at Yahoo Dome for three hours on Thursday.
...Akinobu Okada didn't appear too worried about Nobuhiko Matsunaka's return to the Softbank Hawks' line-up, noting that he didn't believe him to be 100% healthy.
...The Buffaloes announced the winners of their Opening Day Fukubukuro's on their website.