...Atsushi Ugumori was taken off the active roster on Tuesday with a fracture in his left hand (ring finger). Seems he'll be out anywhere from 4-5 weeks. Seems he fractured his left hand while trying to get back to second base during a pick-off play on the 11th against the Softbank Hawks.
...The Fighters are giving Hirotoshi Masui another chance: they're going to give him another start on the 20th against the Orix Buffaloes.
...Atsunori Inaba could return to the starting line-up on Wednesday.
...The Fighters announced that Ryo Tamura (from the comedy duo London Bots #1, #2) will be throwing out the ceremonial first pitch on 5/1. He'll also be taking part in a number of fan-related events at the stadium to help sell his new book (田村亮のパパ日記).