=== 4/9/2010 4:10am JST
...Hiromichi Fujiwara threw 50 pitches in the bullpen on Thursday in preparation for his start on Friday.
...On Wednesday, Yamasaki hit his 66th home run after turning 40, putting him in a third place tie with Katsuya Nomura on the All-time list.
=== 11:56pm JST
...Takeshi Yamasaki recorded his 3,000th total base on Thursday and became just the 46th person to reach that milestone in NPB history.