...Atsunori Inaba entered the Wednesday's game as a pinch-hitter in the 7th and struck out.
...Kenshi Sugiya was promoted on Wednesday. He was 22-for-61 with 11 runs and 6 RBIs through 15 Ni-gun games.
...Kensuke Tanaka went 5-for-5 on Tuesday and was 7-for-7 with two walks over his last 9 plate appearances. Tanaka did not get a hit during his first at bat on Wednesday, so his streak of 7 hits has come to an end (just two behind Isao Harimoto's club record of 9 hits).