=== 4/19/2010 10:48pm JST
Some more information on their tryouts: Olmsted topped out at 147km/h and did not allow any could-be hits while Durbin topped out at 149km/h and allowed 2 could-be hits.
=== 4/18/2010 9:40pm JST
The Hawks held tryouts for Olmsted and Durbin after their game against the Rakuten Eagles on Sunday. Olmsted faced 9 batters and struck out 6; Durbin faces 11 batters and struck out 4. The Hawks will make a decision on their statuses within the next few days.
=== 4/15/2010 3:58pm JST
Durbin arrived in Fukuoka on the 14th, one day behind his original schedule. Olmsted arrives in Japan on the 15th. Both players are still scheduled for a tryout on the 18th at Yahoo Dome after the Eagles game.
=== 4/10/2010 5:53pm JST
The Softbank Hawks announced on Saturday that they will be giving pitchers J.D. Durbin and Michael Olmsted a tryout after their game against the Rakuten Eagles on the 18th at Yahoo Dome.
J.D. Durbin - Baseball Cube
Michael Olmsted - Baseball Cube